Republican convention

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Democrats divide on Day One of the DNC in Philadelphia

Democrats greatly added to the heatwave on the first day of their convention in Philadelphia as nothing but hot air oozed from the speakers’ podium. Plus, An honest question for the remaining remnants of #NeverTrump; Post-convention, Trump rides a significant polling wave; Even political analyst Nate Silver is saying Trump has a good chance to win, and, Trump dishes on former VP contenders’ “baggage”.

Forgotten Americans Find Their Champion

Far from being dark or dystopian, we found in Donald Trump’s acceptance speech the first glimmer of hope for the restoration of our country and the real change for which Mr. Viguerie has long campaigned: My message is that things have to change and they have to change right now. Every day I wake up determined to deliver a better life for the people all across this nation that had been ignored, neglected and abandoned.

Ted Cruz Committed Political Suicide On National TV

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Last night Ted Cruz pleased the 5% of #NeverTrump Republicans and disappointed and angered the vast majority in the conservative movement. In doing so Ted Cruz lost his chance to be the leader of the conservative movement, and effectively handed that mantle over to Mike Pence, in whom conservatives are now likely to invest their time, energy, resources and hopes to advance the conservative agenda.

Mike Pence Just Made Himself De Facto Leader Of The Conservative Movement

How long that leadership lasts, or if it will be contested, remains to be seen, but by joining the Trump ticket, and last night through his remarks to the Republican National Convention, Mike Pence showed he understands the Trump coalition is the future, and he showed real leadership by making himself an essential element of that coalition’s success in the 2016 election; future-focused conservatives now have the leader they’ve been looking for and it's Mike Pence.

Strange Bedfellows: How Trump and #NeverTrump Defeated Long Overdue Reform Of The RNC

The reality is that the Blackwell - Cuccinelli reform package had nothing to do with #NeverTrump or unbinding Trump delegates and by defeating it the Trump delegates made the Republican National Committee and the state party organizations considerably less democratic, open and transparent and made the rise of another populist candidate like Trump that much more difficult – if not impossible.

The Most Important Speech At The GOP Convention Last Night Was Not Delivered By Chris Christie

In a campaign that is all about communicating brand before policies and ideas Tiffany Trump’s remarks stood out as what may very well be the first speech about love delivered to a national political convention and for that distinction we deem it the most import speech of the evening.

GOP Convention Report: The Secret Rule To Make The GOP The Party Of Priebus And Ryan

UPDATE: Speaker Paul Ryan has been busted! Ryan has been outed making phone calls to delegations trying to get them to rescind their request for a Rollcall vote on the Rules. What the establishment media isn't reporting is that there is battle going on over the Rules that will decide whether the Republican Party is a grassroots-driven Party, or whether is it is little more than a corrupt money machine to be looted by cronies of RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and Speaker Paul Ryan. We urge you to use the contact list at the end of this article to contact your RNC representatives to urge them to vote for the Blackwell - Cuccinelli Rules package.

RNC races to stamp out anti-Trump rebellion

Alex Isenstadt and Shane Goldmacher, Politico

The Republican National Committee and Donald Trump’s campaign are scrambling to quash a small but dangerous insurgency inside the party aimed at wresting the nomination away from the New York billionaire on national television next week. About a dozen of RNC Chairman Reince Priebus’s most loyal allies who hold seats on the 112-member Rules Committee are working to extinguish the anti-Trump efforts.

The Summer Revolution Part 2: Democrats to Spend $800,000 to Disrupt GOP Convention

It wouldn’t matter whether Donald Trump or Jeb Bush was leading the Republican field – a summer of radical Leftist violence is coming, and it was planning, building and organizing long before Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican candidate for President. And in their plans to disrupt the GOP Convention Democrats will be working hand-in-glove with their allies on the far-Left, many funded by Leftist billionaire George Soros.

#NeverHillary or #NeverTrump?

In our four-part series on what conservatives should do if Donald Trump is leading the field when the Republican National Convention opens, CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie and I argued in favor of a Trump populist – Ted Cruz conservative alliance to oust the Republican establishment, break the Washington Cartel, and bring about a conservative-populist political realignment. But now we are not so sure that is even possible.

Don’t Call The Game Before The Clock Runs Out

What Trump is demanding is that the referees call the game in the middle of the fourth quarter; we disagree and think the teams should play until the delegates vote and the clock runs out at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Rush Is Right — The GOP Cannot Jim Crow Trump Voters

Erick Erickson, The Resurgent

The way to beat Trump is to beat him in the primaries and caucuses, not steal from him the nomination when he gets the most votes. Playing cute by saying he needed 1,237 and came up short does not work in the real world when he has the most delegates. Beat Trump at the ballot box, not the convention.