Courtesy of Politico:
Donald Trump said Thursday he is being treated unfairly by the Republican establishment and may run as an independent.
“I am watching television and I am seeing ad after ad after ad put in by the establishment knocking the hell out of me, and it’s really unfair,” Trump said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “But if I leave, if I go, regardless of independent, which I may do — I mean, may or may not. But if I go, I will tell you, these millions of people that joined, they’re all coming with me.”
Trump signed a loyalty pledge with the Republican National Committee last fall promising to support the eventual nominee. But the party has no legal authority to bar Trump from a third-party run. “I signed a letter with the RNC and I said, you know, I wanna do this as a Republican — the pledges, they call it,” he said in Thursday’s interview. “But I’m not being treated the right way. I am not being treated properly.”
I hope he does run as an independent. That really would be just desserts for the GOP.