In an interview on Fox News on Wednesday, Trump said it will be "great" if he makes some kind of deal with Congressional leaders. "And if we don't, we will trudge forward like I've been doing and winning all the time," he said.
The GOP's internal strife was apparent at a House Republican conference meeting on Wednesday, sources in the room told NBC News. Six GOP House members openly expressed their frustrations with Ryan for his hesitancy to support Trump. Others said they now felt pressure to choose sides — Trump or Ryan.
Other members also expressed support for the highest ranking Republican in the House.
Ryan met with Trump supporters in the House later on Wednesday, with attendees telling NBC News it was a positive meeting where the Wisconsin Republican laid out the some policy differences he has with Trump — among them how the role of the Executive Branch balances with the Legislative Branch.
But despite Ryan's sit down with Trump, some Congressional Republicans worry that the longer the speaker waits to give a full-throated endorsement of the party's presumptive nominee, the more problems it will cause them in November.
Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pennsylvania, a Trump supporter, told NBC News, "Look, when something bad happens to you it's okay to grieve, but after three days it's time to rejoin the living."