Donald Trump's 'Great Day' in DC: 'Things Working Out Really Well!' After Paul Ryan Meeting

  • by: Alan Duke

Donald Trump's visit to Capitol Hill for face-to-face meetings with House Speaker Paul Ryan and GOP leaders of the Senate made for a "great day," the presumptive Republican presidential nominee tweeted Thursday afternoon.

"Things working out really well!" Trump tweeted as he left Washington.

Speaker Ryan was a little more conservative in his assessment, telling reporters that "seeds" have been planted for a better relationship between the establishment GOP in D.C. and the New York billionaire.

Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer, who Trump has repeatedly attacked on the campaign trail, told Fox News that any relationship between Trump and Ryan is a "sham marriage."

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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