Black Delegate Rips Movement to Unbind Delegates: I'm Only As Good As My Word And Ask The Same Of You

www.realclearpolitics.com | 7/14/2016 | Staff
eymira (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo: http://images.rcp.realclearpolitics.com/370368.jpg

After the RNC Rules Committee decided to vote down a measure to unbind delegates using the "conscience clause" via a voice vote, a delegate made a plea for unity. Conversely, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) made an impassioned plea for delegates to vote their conscience.

"I think our elections are important," Lee said to the committee. "They are essential and fundamental. Delegates traditionally have been considered honorbound to follow the decision of their state and they overwhelmingly have done so. Historically, it has also been the case that delegates have retained some option, some choice on their own to make their own decisions. In the unusual event that they find some binding reason why they cannot do that."

Member - Delegates - Candidate - Republican - Nomination

One member pointed out even if delegates were unbound, there is no other candidate for the Republican presidential nomination other than Donald Trump....
(Excerpt) Read more at: www.realclearpolitics.com
Wake Up To Breaking News!
A slice out of infinity

Comments

Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!