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RNC in turmoil over proposed change in convention rules

Alex Isenstadt and Shane Goldmacher, Politico

An all-out internal power struggle has erupted at the Republican National Committee, just days before a critical party gathering in Florida, as the head of the RNC’s powerful rules committee has accused his own party leadership of a “major breach of trust” in trying to block a rule change that he said would make it harder to reopen the GOP nomination fight at a contested convention this summer.

Republican leaders consider rewriting convention rules

Alex Isenstadt and Shane Goldmacher, Politico

The Republican National Committee is expected to debate a proposal next week that would dramatically shift the balance of power at this summer’s convention. The proposal, which will top the agenda during a meeting of the Rules panel at the RNC’s annual spring meeting in Hollywood Beach, Fla., would fundamentally alter how the convention is conducted, further empowering the delegates to determine the course of the proceedings.

Time for Trump to Stop Whining and Mount a Ground Game

We believe, as do Rush Limbaugh and many other conservative commentators, that while the Colorado rules may have been convoluted, Trump wasn’t cheated – the establishment always makes the rules and Trump just plain got out-hustled because he and his people didn’t understand them, and the Cruz team did.