During the first day of the Republican National Convention Monday, delegates there made a big scene in trying to block the nomination of Donald Trump as a presidential nominee.
Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer wants people to stop with the anti-Trump movement and just accept him already.
“I think it’s a stain on America and the Republican Party as a whole, because we ought to behave better than that,” Brewer said. “I have been coming to conventions for a long time, for the last seven conventions, I’ve never seen anything the like of it.
“Get over it. If somebody else would have won, I would’ve gotten behind that person. I don’t always agree 100 percent with everybody. I don’t agree with Donald Trump 100 percent. But darn it, he was elected. I’m here to support him. I got on the Trump train early and I think he’s going to make America great again.”
According to a Republican Party official, nine signatures had been submitted that, in theory, should have forced a state-by-state roll call vote, as only seven signatures are needed.
Rep. Steve Womack said that delegates from three states withdrew their signatures, meaning there would be no roll call vote.
An uproar followed quickly, and many delegates walked out of the convention in Cleveland in anger.
Brewer not only said that she couldn’t believe that some delegates would do that, but she also questioned the legitimacy of the signatures in the first place.
“I never saw those signatures that they had,” Brewer said. I don’t know if they were validated, who gets to make that choice? But I think overwhelmingly 14 million votes ought to be represented at the national convention to nominate our candidate, and that candidate is Donald Trump.”
- Here are 10 things Arizonans should be thankful for on Thanksgiving
- Arizona state senator recovering after collision with drunk driver in Phoenix
- What would it mean for Arizonans if ‘net neutrality’ rules are repealed?
- Gilbert woman launches eco-friendly gift wrapping company
- Here are some tips for eating healthy this holiday season