(The Hill) The push to stop Donald Trump from becoming the Republican Party’s presidential nominee at the GOP convention in Cleveland is picking up steam as concerns about his campaign multiply.
But those within the party hoping to thwart the business mogul face long odds, not least because there is no alternative candidate around whom delegates can rally. Senior figures in the party exhibit little appetite for the kind of chaos that would ensue if Trump were denied the nomination.
Several factions are trying to "unbind" delegates from Trump — or, in some cases, argue that they are not bound to him in the first place. They hope to deprive him of the nomination on the first ballot, opening up a window of opportunity for some other candidate to swoop in.
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