New Jersey Republican Steve Lonegan is heavily involved in efforts to plan a delegate revolt against Donald Trump, and he got into a fight with Trump supporter Jeff Lord on CNN earlier tonight.
Lonegan said he’s getting hundreds of calls and emails about people eager to join the movement to switch out Trump at the convention for someone else before he takes the GOP “down in flames.”
Lord warned him that if they try some kind of “kamikaze thing,” it will anger the millions and millions of people who came out to vote for Trump.
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Lonegan accused Lord of “laughing” at the conservative base and pointed to all the high-profile Republicans refusing to endorse Trump. He cried, “Donald Trump is no conservative!”
They fought back and forth for a while and Lord told Lonegan it’s people like him who are destroying the GOP, not Trump.
Watch above, via CNN.
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