As Trump prepares for White House, Never Trumpers say maybe

WASHINGTON (AP) " During the course of the 2016 campaign, Republican Christine Todd Whitman compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler and publicly proclaimed her support for Hillary Clinton.

Now, when young Republicans ask her opinion on whether they should join the next GOP administration, Whitman struggles to find a simple answer.

Dozens of Republican foreign policy experts, business leaders and elected officials broke party ranks to come out against Trump during the presidential race. Now, they're facing a difficult choice: Get on the Trump train or watch it leave from the station.

Whether Trump will welcome these former opponents into his administration remains an open question. The president-elect must fill more than 4,000 jobs, but he's known for his ability to hold a grudge " a trait that worries some Republicans.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf02 at 11 Dec 2016 21:22:13 Processing Time: 392ms