The conservative #NeverTrump faction made itself heard despite the wishes of Republican officials as the party’s national convention began on Monday.
According to Kendal Unruh, one of the movement’s leaders, delegates from 10 states submitted the paperwork necessary to implement a roll-call vote on the nomination of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential candidate. Footage posted from the event captured loud calls for the vote, as seen below:
— Breaking News Feed (@pzf) July 18, 2016
VIDEO: Virginia delegates shout "hold the vote! Hold the vote!" pic.twitter.com/xKj7lfeeLc
— Ed O'Keefe (@edatpost) July 18, 2016
Steve Womack now trying to say he couldn't tell the ayes from the nays, wants another voice vote. Many angry shouts of "ROLL CALL" #RNCinCLE
— Leon Wolf (@LeonHWolf) July 18, 2016
"In the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it." Like hell they do. This is insane. This video is the "no's." pic.twitter.com/SwqYAPqJWz