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Wed Jul 13, 2016, 07:20 PM Jul 2016

GOP Convention Floor Fight Brewing as Delegates Mull Going Rogue

There may not be a contested convention, but the Republican National Convention may have a floor fight on its hands, even if efforts to change the rules fail, according to a group pressing for delegates to "vote their conscience" during next week's nationally televised roll call.

Delegates Unbound, a group insisting that delegates may already vote for the candidate of their choice as their party's presidential nominee, has set up shop in downtown Cleveland, just blocks from where those delegates will cast their votes on the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena next week.

In an interview in the group's nerve center, a room scattered with empty coffee cups and donut boxes, Dane Waters, the head of the group, told ABC News even if last-ditch attempts to change the rules fail, the roll call vote on the floor of the GOP convention won't be "some quiet little rodeo."

"These individuals are extremely passionate about the right to vote their conscience," he said. "So I can't imagine that people are gonna sit around and not do anything."



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GOP Convention Floor Fight Brewing as Delegates Mull Going Rogue (Original Post) Purveyor Jul 2016 OP
Dozens of delegates versus millions of voters. BlueNoMatterWho Jul 2016 #1
It is incumbent on each person at every level to stop trump. morningfog Jul 2016 #3
we have a fart in and they are looking at a revolt... AgadorSparticus Jul 2016 #2
We (meaning the Democrats) have a fart in? herding cats Jul 2016 #4
crazy, isn't it? I can't make this stuff up. People have lost their minds. AgadorSparticus Jul 2016 #5
That's the most childish thing I've ever heard of in politics. herding cats Jul 2016 #6

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6. That's the most childish thing I've ever heard of in politics.
Thu Jul 14, 2016, 12:17 AM
Jul 2016
Honkala also said beans of all sorts and varieties have already been delivered to the organization's office in Philadelphia from as far afield as Texas and Wisconsin.

Funny how they mention two states there that are being run by RW tools, isn't it? Seems like most people with at least two functioning brain cells might think these "protesters" are being played for fools.
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