1/29/16, "N.H. Republican Power Broker Says NO Trump, NO Cruz – Promises Brokered Convention," DC Whispers
Judd Gregg, longtime Republican Establishment insider, former Republican Senator, and 2009 Obama Commerce Sec. nominee, praised by Obama for being a "master at reaching across the aisle," was interviewed on Fox Business Network Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 by Neil Cavuto. Gregg said in effect that outcomes
of Iowa Republican caucuses and Republican state primaries will have
nothing to do with who becomes the 2016 Republican nominee for president. He said it will be decided at the July 2016 RNC convention:
Jan. 29, 2016: At 2 min. 48 sec:
'Republican' Judd Gregg: "I think we're going to a brokered convention under any scenario because of the way the primary votes come on the first of March and March 15th."
Fox News' Neil Cavuto agrees: "I agree with you on that. Should have...be running the other way."...
Gregg says the brokered GOP convention will get lots of media coverage. As a result of so much media coverage, Gregg anticipates Republicans across the country will unite behind the convention's choice.
1/29/16 Fox News Neil Cavuto video via DC Whispers
Comment: Voter nullification. They told you they'd do it. Trillions of dollars are at stake. "Lose the primary to win the general:"
Dec. 2014 article:
12/2/2014: "Jeb Bush on 2016: GOP needs to ‘lose the primary to win the general’," msnbc.com, Kasie Hunt
"Former Florida Republican Gov. Jeb Bush
on Monday said that for a GOP candidate to win a presidential election,
the 2016 nominee has to be willing to “lose the primary to win the
The comments came in wide-ranging conversation with Gerald
Seib, the (Wall St.) Journal’s Washington bureau chief, who followed up, asking:
“Are the things that you need to do to win a Republican nomination
contrary to the things you need to do to win a general election?”"...
Feb. 2009: 'Republican' Judd Gregg in line to be third 'Republican' to join Obama's cabinet:
Obama praised 'Republican' Judd Gregg as "a master at reaching across the aisle to get things done." "If confirmed, he will be the third Republican to join Obama's
Cabinet, following Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Transportation
Secretary Ray LaHood."...
2/2/2009, "GOP's Gregg accepts commerce secretary post," CNN
"Gregg will be an "able, persuasive ambassador for industry" because
he is a skillful negotiator and a "master of reaching across the aisle
to get things done," Obama said.
"We are...in the middle of a very difficult economic time," replied Gregg, who has chaired a key Senate commerce subcommittee.
Gregg, a third-term Republican known for being fiscally conservative,
thanked Obama for taking the "rather extraordinary step of asking me to
join your administration." He lauded Obama's "bold and aggressive,
effective and comprehensive plan for how we can get this country
Monday, February 1, 2016
Republican Establishment insider Judd Gregg tells Fox News that GOP nominee can only be selected at 2016 brokered convention 'because of the way the primary votes come on the 1st of March and March 15th.' Neil Cavuto agreed with him-1/29/16 Fox News video
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