- Every time a bizarre statement highlights Trump's vulnerabilities, the task of conservatives weighing whether to back him gets more difficult, says Tara Setmayer.
- Paul Ryan is walking a tightrope, aiming for party unity and supporting conservative principles
Tara Setmayer, a CNN political commentator, is former communications director for Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-California. Follow her on Twitter @tarasetmayer. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)At a time when Donald Trump is trying to gain the support of conservative leaders like Paul Ryan and when they are trying to see if they can unite behind him, the flaws in his candidacy are on full display.