While Donald spent months bashing the competition, Americans watched in disbelief, frustration, and #nevertrump. The Romney team is in place at the Cleveland Convention and has been tapped by Reince Priebus to be in charge. The specter of Donald Trump’s presidential nomination being ripped from under him in a nastily contested Republican National Convention next month is alive.
Mr. Trump’s criticism of a federal judge and uneven handling in the aftermath of the Orlando, Florida, terrorist shooting have kick-started efforts to deny Mr. Trump the nomination on the convention floor.
The dump-Trump forces may have received another opening last week when Mr. Priebus tapped Utah RNC member Enid Greene Mickelsen and Massachusetts RNC member Ron Kaufman as Republican National Convention Rules Committee chairwoman and co-chairman, respectively. Ms. Mickelsen and Mr. Kaufman are political consorts of Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, who has announced he would not support Mr. Trump and has worked to recruit a challenger.
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While this is happening behind the scenes, we see estimates of over 1,000 delegates who will not vote for Trump on the first calling of the vote. While As many as 1,000 delegates to the Republican National Convention may have an interest in a new push to ditch Trump and allow delegates to choose another candidate.
The new movement is calling itself “Free the Delegates,” and it’s rallying like-minded Republicans to prepare for a fight. But critics argue that it is a petulant coup that would set aside the will of millions of voters who backed Trump. According to insiders, the Free the Delegates movement plans to organize thousands of delegates in a plot to depose Trump with a convention rules change. The problem with setting aside the will of the few million voters who put Trump in this position is much smaller than the will of the #nevertrump voters that count in millions of more votes. While Trump supporters live in a world of rainbows and unicorns, the rest of the Country is trying to get a real candidate to run this, the greatest country in the world, after 8 years of division, lies, and deceit. America is not willing to give into another liar, cheat, bigot, socialist, or arrogant orator that has no clue on how to run a country.
According to insiders, the Free the Delegates movement plans to organize thousands of delegates in a plot to depose Trump with a convention rules change. “Roughly 30 delegates from 15 states participated in a conference call Thursday night,” Yahoo! reported Monday. “Since then, however, [their] campaign appears to have picked up steam. A second conference call on Sunday night attracted an alleged 1,000 participants.”
According to The Washington Post, “The group is led by delegates seeking to block Trump at the GOP convention next month in Cleveland by changing party rules so that they can vote however they want — instead of in line with the results of state caucuses and primaries. It is quickly emerging as the most organized effort to stop Trump and coincides with his declining poll numbers.” The Free the Delegates movement is also reportedly raising money for staff and a legal defense fund.
This establishment threat to Trump’s nomination has grown increasingly credible. The Associated Press has reported that more and more Republicans in Congress are saying they will not attend the party convention and are not endorsing his candidacy.
While the #nevertrump and the “make America great” groups can agree on one aspect, and that it is time to remove the old guard from office, but that is as far as the two groups can agree. Donald Trump is so engulfed in his own arrogance, he has pushed more than 60% of Republicans away from him. While he called Mitt Romney a loser, Mitt had more supporters, more money, and a well-oiled machine in place. Donald has controversy, legal court proceedings, and questionable history. The #nevertrump folks watched President Obama divide America, lie to the citizens, and attempt at trying to completely destroy the America we knew. Those same folks will not allow another 4 years, let alone another 8 years of the same, just in another hair color, and initial behind their name.
Donald is in a whirlwind to defeat, either in Cleveland or according to the polls to Hillary Clinton in the general election. All Conservatives, whether #nevertrump, or #freethedelegates, or both, believe in Christianity, Constitution, and small government being ran by someone of good character, not a history in question, and a strong servant leadership skill.
For Donald J. Trump, the voices are shouting, the convention is coming, and the train ride is over. Donald either needs to go publicly, ask for forgiveness to all Conservatives, change his nature of his campaign, or he might just as well go back to his Tower, and hope people forget about his YUUUUUUUUUUUUGE failure.Tags: Donald Trump
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