Audio: Rubio Campaign Manager Plots Brokered Convention in Manhattan Donor Meeting to Take Nomination From TrumpPlotting for a brokered convention
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Marco Rubio is plotting to take the Republican nomination away from Donald Trump using surreptitious tactics at a so-called "brokered convention," according to an audio recording of his campaign manger in a private meeting with high dollar donors in Manhattan obtained exclusively by Breitbart News.
Last Wednesday evening in New York, according to CNN, Rubio campaign manager Terry Sullivan met privately with a group of supporters and top donors to chart Rubio's path forward heading into Super Tuesday after abysmal performances from the first-term Florid Senator so far. During the meeting, Sullivan walked Rubio's money men through the scenario he envisions he will use to stop Trump.
An audio recording of Sullivan giving the powerpoint presentation obtained exclusively by Breitbart News shows Sullivan plotting for a brokered convention.
"That is -- I know if you watch the cable shows, they're pretty breathless right about now that this is it, nothing is stopping Donald Trump," Sullivan says at the opening of his remarks on aiming for brokered convention. "He can't be stopped. He has got more momentum, this is it. It is over."
But, Sullivan argued in the pre-Super Tuesday session: "5.3 percent of the delegates allocated in this thing. We have 94.7 percent remaining. You need to get to 1,237 delegates to win this thing."
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