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NCLefty

(3,678 posts)
5. That ship sailed so long ago. His party could have taken his nomination away.
Sun Jan 26, 2020, 08:06 PM
Jan 2020

They're all guilty for this rolling disaster.

To block Trump, a majority of delegates at the convention would simply have to vote to change their rules, to free themselves up to vote for whichever candidate they want. And then they'd just … nominate someone who's not Donald Trump.

This may seem shockingly undemocratic, but it's completely possible given how the convention works. The delegates get to set their own rules, and no higher body can overrule them. So they're perfectly free to change those rules at the last minute — even if those changes are obviously meant to alter the outcome of the race.
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