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Most days, you can find Tim Wiles sitting in the corner of the Swannie House, a bar in Buffalo that he has owned for more than 30 years. Born and raised in the city, after the big steel mills in the area closed, Wiles, 60, said everyone fled. "Anybody that graduated from college, the only thing they could do was get out," he says. 
The city had gone through such hard times, he says, that when the 2008 financial crisis hit, some in his community hardly felt it: "We didn't suffer because we'd been suffering for so long." Wiles thinks Donald Trump is the most qualified presidential candidate, and is furious about the efforts within the Republican Party to stop the GOP front-runner from getting the nomination. "If the Republicans don't lay off this an, I will never vote Republican," he says.
Most days, you can find Tim Wiles sitting in the corner of the Swannie House, a bar in Buffalo that he has owned for more than 30 years. Born and raised in the city, after the big steel mills in the area closed, Wiles, 60, said everyone fled. "Anybody that graduated from college, the only thing they could do was get out," he says. 
The city had gone through such hard times, he says, that when the 2008 financial crisis hit, some in his community hardly felt it: "We didn't suffer because we'd been suffering for so long." Wiles thinks Donald Trump is the most qualified presidential candidate, and is furious about the efforts within the Republican Party to stop the GOP front-runner from getting the nomination. "If the Republicans don't lay off this an, I will never vote Republican," he says.

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When Tim Wiles talks to customers in his Buffalo bar, the conversation keeps coming back to Donald Trump as the cure to what ails the U.S.

From his seat at the Swannie House, it's Trump

When Tim Wiles talks to customers in his Buffalo bar, the conversation keeps coming back to Donald Trump as the cure to what ails the U.S.