Republican leaders, having fallen in behind Donald Trump, may hope that they can move beyond daily questions about their presumptive nominee. In fact, their endorsements should guarantee that the questions have only begun.
Speaker Ryan, you have decided to support Trump because you believe he will support your legislative agenda. Do you also agree that anyone with a Hispanic surname should be disqualified from presiding over any cases having to do with the nominee or his businesses?
Think back eight years to the firestorm ignited by revelations that Barack Obama's pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, had said in a sermon, "God damn America." Obama, then an Illinois senator running for president, was hounded by reporters to repudiate the comment.
Today, it is the candidate who is making the incendiary comments. Don't voters in Ohio, Arizona and elsewhere have a right to know whether their leaders agree or disagree with the views of the man they have endorsed?