As Donald Trump gets closer to grabbing the GOP presidential nomination, national Republican leaders are under growing pressure to pick sides in the contest.
Here are some of those who have recently come out publicly, either for or against Trump's candidacy.
FOR TRUMPBen Carson (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
"I've come to know Donald Trump over the last few years. He is actually a very intelligent man who cares deeply about America...There are two different Donald Trumps. There's one you see on the stage and there's the one who's very cerebral, sits there and considers things very carefully. You can have a very good conversation with him. And that's the Donald...