Tag Archives: Contested Convention

July 17

Police Ask to Suspend Firearm Right

Second amendment right is an issue that walks hand in hand with the GOP. In fact, while there are many areas within the party where voters find a disagreement, this is one that is almost unanimously the same. The promise to uphold the second amendment is necessary to every GOP lawmaker seeking public office, and […]

July 15

The Potential Convention Coup d’Etat

By Claire Hardwick CNN made a video that highlighted different people that are at the Republican National Convention before it officially starts this Monday. Delegates met this week to go over the “rules” at the convention.  Basically, the delegates decide how the convention will proceed, and how to nominate a candidate. The whole delegate process […]

July 07

Trump Confirms He’ll Bring Gingrich on Board

Trump spoke at a rally in Ohio, where he gave the crowd some information that got a roaring response. He said, “In one form or another, New Gingrich is going to be involved with our government.” Trump continued, praising Gingrich, saying, “he’s smart, he’s tough, he gets it…and he says I’m the biggest thing he’s […]

July 06

Paul Ryan Bumps Heads with Trump, Again

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is one of the few Party insiders in DC who has come out for Donald Trump. His former running mate, Mitt Romney, has not only come out against the presumptive nominee, but actively campaigns against him. In this context, it is surprising that Ryan has gone against the current […]

June 30

Donald Trump Addresses Party Betrayal

If you remember back to early in the primary, the Republican National Committee had the dense pool of primary candidates sign a pledge. The pledge, once signed, promised that the candidate would not run as an Independent if they lost the nomination, and would support whichever nominee won. Really, it is as though the RNC […]

June 17

GOP Elite Gears Up for Trump Overthrow

There was a relative sense of calm when Senator Ted Cruz suspended his primary campaign for the GOP Party. It was almost too calm. It seemed like in these quiet days that maybe the Party would come together behind Donald Trump after all. This, of course, would be too easy after a tumultuous primary season. […]

June 11

Mitt Romney’s Return

After Mitt Romney lost to President Obama in 2012, the former governor of Massachusetts stepped out of the political world. There were many people who regretted this loss. Inside his campaign, Romney and his team truly thought they would win the White House, even on Election Day. On the day, they were planning where to […]

May 10

Cruz Hints at a Comeback

As every lawyer, author, and poet knows, there are power in your words. The power lies in the ability to use them to your advantage, or interpret words to someone else’s disadvantage. For this reason, there is special attention right now to the word “suspend.” You might have noticed that when all candidate announce that […]

May 08

The Paul Ryan Conspiracy Theory

Paul Ryan’s rise in the Republican Party has been interesting to watch. We bring him up today, because of his recent comments this week about Donald Trump. Now, there have, of course, been many comments that range from positive to negative when it comes to Trump, but Ryan’s are in particular interesting and noteworthy. And […]

May 04

Tonight, Donald Trump Makes History

Tonight, history has been made. Senator Ted Cruz has officially suspended his campaign, days after officially announcing his Vice President running mate. The Texas senator was confident about the outcome in Indiana, and truly believed that despite Trump’s recent victories, the American people would turn him around and see him as the only real candidate […]