Yeah, everyone knew it was going to be raised, but someone like him should’ve stood on his principles. If we keep up the momentum, we’re one or two election cycles away from either completely taking over or destroying the Republican party, so his cowtowing to the leadership is just a sign of weakness.
Have you ever considered that he DID stand by his principles?
Sometimes principles can conflict and one must go. It doesn’t mean one has rejected his principles. But there are priorities.