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Report: GOP Leaders Huddled To Talk How To Stop Trump At Convention

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According to the Post, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus dined with 20 party elites but said little during the meeting, although they "did acknowledge to the group that a deadlocked convention is indeed something the party should prepare for."

Sean Spicer, the RNC’s chief strategist and spokesman, told the Post: “The RNC is neutral in this process and the rules are set until the convention begins next July. Our goal is to ensure a successful nomination and that requires us thinking through every scenario, including a contested convention.”

The last time the Republican Party entered a convention without a clear frontrunner and nominee was 1976, the Post noted.