"We should make it pretty easily based on what I'm seeing," Trump told reporters after meeting with a group of current and former Republican lawmakers.
At the news conference, Trump said he has drawn new voters to the
Trump said he wanted to "start getting together" with Republican leaders, and said that one of the officials who has endorsed him —
Trump says one way or the other, he’ll be on Pennsylvania Avenue around the end of the year.
Trump's visit to Washington, D.C., came just a day before
Some Republicans have vowed to never support Trump, saying he is not a true conservative and that his economic and foreign policy proposals are dangerous.
Trump has a sizable lead in delegates to the party convention in July, but does not yet have a majority. Opponents
Earlier in the day during a meeting with the Washington Post editorial board, Trump named five people who advise him on foreign policy. The group is chaired by Sessions and includes: Keith Kellogg, Carter Page, George Papadopoulos, Walid Phares and Joseph E. Schmitz, according to the Post.
Some Jewish voters have also criticized Trump for pledging to stay "neutral" in the
Clinton said Trump has been neutral on Monday, pro-Israel on Tuesday, and "who knows what on Wednesday, because everything's negotiable." She added: "Well, my friends, Israel's security is non-negotiable." The former secretary of State also said Trump is appealing to bigotry with his pledges to bar the entry of non-Muslims into the country, to deport migrants who are in the country illegally, and "playing coy with white supremacists."
Responding to the criticism, Trump said Clinton's Middle East policies "haven't worked," and "she doesn't know anything about my policy."