“If we don’t have a nominee who can win on the first ballot, I’m for none of the above…They all had a chance to win. None of them won. So I’m for none of the above. I’m for Paul Ryan to be our nominee.” Former House Speaker John Boehner.
And so it begins. This is exactly how the GOPe will give Hillary Clinton the 2016 presidential election.
Breitbart News by Joel B. Pollak
Politico reports that Boehner, speaking at a conference in Boca Raton, Florida, said: “If we don’t have a nominee who can win on the first ballot, I’m for none of the above. They all had a chance to win. None of them won. So I’m for none of the above. I’m for Paul Ryan to be our nominee.”
Late Tuesday evening, as results from primary contests confirmed Donald Trump’s victories in four out of five states, CNBC reported that Ryan had not ruled out accepting such a nomination.
EXCLUSIVE: Paul Ryan won’t categorically rule out accepting GOP nomination
if a deadlocked convention turns to him https://t.co/kuxSyWEDZg
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) March 16, 2016
…Twice, Ryan has declined the opportunity to run for president on his own. But for Republicans frustrated with Trump’s success, and unwilling to accept Cruz as an alternative, Ryan is a possible Plan B….
Should the Republican Party play chicken with the voters, they will lose.