“Staffers for Senate Republicans’ campaign arm seized information on more than 200,000 donors from the House GOP campaign committee over several months this year by breaking into its computer system,” Politico reports.
We’re going to have protests, demonstrations. We will disclose the hotels and the room numbers of those delegates who are directly involved in the steal … We urge you to visit their hotel and find them. You have a right to discuss this, if … your votes are being disallowed.
— Longtime Donald Trump ally Roger Stone, “threatening to make public the hotel room numbers of Republican National Convention delegates who switch from Trump to another candidate,” Politico reports.
I find it ironic that Ted Cruz is giving lectures on Republican-on-Republican violence. I mean with all due respect, I don’t need to be lectured by Ted Cruz.
— Gov. Chris Christie (R), quoted by the Dallas Morning News, calling Cruz “hypocritical” for saying he refuses to attack Republicans even though he worked to support primary challengers to incumbent Republicans in 2014.
Someone in the party ought to start some sort of petition saying, ‘If Trump’s going to be on the stage, I’m not going to be on there with him.’ I’m toying with the idea of it.
— Republican donor John Jordan, who, along with other donors, is worried about “Republican-on-Republican violence,” the AP reports.
Some Republicans met Donald Trump’s nonsense with silence,
While others responded with uncharacteristic vehemence.
But amid the outrage,
We’d still like to encourage
Even more “Republican-on-Republican violence.“