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Donald Trump Just Declared War On The GOP!

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With the evidence mounting that the GOP nominating process is rigged against Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner has decided to go to war with the Republican National Committee!

After this past weekend’s stunning Colorado convention, in which party bosses colluded to block Trump from receiving a single delegate, the GOP frontrunner has had enough!

From CNN:

The simmering disagreement between Donald Trump and the RNC over delegate and convention rules boiled over in a remarkable clash between the party’s chairman and the candidate who is its front-runner.

Trump called out RNC Chairman Reince Priebus by name, said the party’s rules are “stacked against me,” and accused the RNC of conspiring against him.

“Give us all a break,” shot back Reince Priebus, the chairman of the party, who tweeted that Trump’s campaign should have known the rules.

The relationship between Trump and Priebus has been tenuous almost since Trump announced his campaign. There have been periods of disagreement and détente.\

But Trump’s pointed comments about Priebus on Tuesday to The Hill newspaper and about the RNC rules at a CNN town hall — combined with the retort by Priebus on social media — suggest a new chapter in the GOP front-runner’s relationship with his party.

“It’s a disgrace for the party. And Reince Priebus should be ashamed of himself,” Trump told the Hill.

Priebus swiftly responded to Trump’s claims.

“Nomination process known for a year + beyond. It’s the responsibility of the campaigns to understand it. Complaints now? Give us all a break,” Priebus tweeted, without naming Trump.\

The relationship between the two men appeared to be improving less than two weeks ago after Priebus and Trump met in Washington. Priebus said Trump’s disparaging comments about the RNC strained relations with donors and activists.

Trump tweeted praise about their conversation.

“Just had a very nice meeting with @Reince Priebus and the @GOP. Looking forward to bringing the Party together — and it will happen!” Trump tweeted.

Days before the Priebus Washington meeting, Trump — as well as his two other primary rivals John Kasich and Ted Cruz — backed off a pledge to support the eventual Republican nominee.

While Trump has repeatedly suggested that the RNC has not been supportive of him, Priebus has said that leaders will ultimately back whoever the nominee is — even if it is Trump.

“I think it’s pretty clear we’re going to embrace whoever the nominee is. I embrace all of these candidates,” he said on CNN in February. “Whoever the nominee ends up becoming they’re going to join the biggest RNC operation we’ve put together.”

Here’s video of Trump blasting the RNC:

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Comments on “Donald Trump Just Declared War On The GOP!”

  1. Marilyn says:

    Trump, a plain talking entrepreneur, has won the hearts of people all over the United States. The best description of Trump is that he is an imperfect messenger carrying a vital message.
    Trump has ripped apart the insider driven politics of both parties and it is driving them both crazy. He has slammed the system for being rigged, and he is right. Too many politicians are afraid of losing their ‘cash cows’. Trump may not be an insider but he knows how they operate. After all, he has been manipulating politicians and paying them off for years. Stepping inside the political ring is a whole new ballgame but Trump is a quick study and nothing gets by him.
    Personally, I much prefer the people who surround Trump to the current Muslim entourage Obama has in the White House or the socialists Hillary or Bernie will bring into the White House. And do not think for even one moment that there aren’t established Republicans who would do the same. Pay attention, they are easy to recognize. What Trump offers is hope because the public is fed up with lobbyists and the insular political class that has continually degraded the quality of our economic lives and the fabric of our society.
    Like it or not, Trump has the potential, the skills, the know-how, and the values, to live up to his campaign slogan to “Make America Great Again”.

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