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Donald Trump Has No Plans to Stop Being Donald Trump

"I've always had a good temperament, and it's gotten me here," he told Fox Business Network Tuesday.

by VICE Staff
Aug 9 2016, 5:40pm

Photo via Flickr user Gage Skidmore

It doesn't look like Donald Trump is going to change his act anytime soon, as if it's some kind of a surprise to anyone except a few GOP leaders still hoping he'll fall in line. On Tuesday, Trump told Fox Business Network that his temperament is what's gotten him this far in the campaign, and he'll be sticking with it, Politico reports.

"I've always had a good temperament, and it's gotten me here," he said. "We beat a lot of people in the primaries, and now we have one person left. We're actually doing pretty well there, but we'll see how it all comes out."

Trump continued to tout his primary wins even after GOP members cried for him to start "acting more presidential" in the wake of his ongoing feud with the Khans or his weird hacking plea to Russia. Trump seems to firmly believe his brash behavior is key to his success and said he doesn't think it's "appropriate" to change it now that he's on the official Republican party ticket.

But each day following his disastrous past two weeks seems to bring with it a new lag in the polls behind Hillary Clinton and a fresh handful of prominent Republican leaders and donors taking their support elsewhere.

It might not be a temperament the Republican Party is proud of, but it's one that Trump's supporters can still rally behind.

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