(POLITICO) Ted Cruz is okay with a contested convention — just as long as it’s only the top two candidates.
Cruz was asked by Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, in a pre-released clip before the full interview airs Wednesday night, if he would be okay with a contested convention if it’s a two man race by July and both Donald Trump and the Texas senator haven’t amassed the required 1,237 to win the nomination.
“A contested convention is a different thing where you go if nobody gets 1,237 and you’ve got two front-runners. Look, Reagan and Ford battled it out in a contested convention. That’s what conventions are for,” Cruz said. “If you’re fighting with the candidates that have earned the votes of the people and it’s the delegates at the who elected to do that, that’s the way the system works.”
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