I am just catching up on a few of the Sunday shows I missed this morning and how did I miss GOP front-runner Donald Trump’s new man Paul Manafort? This man is cool under pressure and had a command of the conversation with ease. What I watched was a man who I had never seen before hold court against a biased journalist in Chuck Todd.
Here are takeaways from the interview today:
I acknowledge that we weren’t playing in Colorado and they did. I acknowledge that they’ve taken an approach to some of the county conventions where they’ve taken a scorched-earth policy and they don’t care about the party. If they don’t get what they want, they blow it up. That’s not going to work.
And in fact, it’s all secondary games, because when you’re talking about delegates, you have to distinguish between actual delegates or Trojan delegates, which are people that are committed to support someone on the first ballot, regardless of who they’re for.
Well, he’s threatening, you go to these county conventions, and you see the tactics, Gestapo tactics, the scorched-earth tactics–
Well, you look at, we’re going to be filing several protests because reality is, you know, they are not playing by the rules. But frankly, that’s the side game. Because the only game I’m focusing on right now is getting delegates. And the games that have happened, even this past weekend, you know, are not important to the long-term game of how do we get to 1,237.
Watch the full interview here:
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h/t – Meet The Press