Republican 'Dump Trump' effort struggles to gain traction

A protestor demonstrates outside a campaign rally for U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in CadillacBy Emily Flitter NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) – A plan to block Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump struggled to gain traction on Friday as rival candidates rejected it, while Democrats reveled in the chaos they hoped would boost their chances of keeping the White House. The country’s top elected Republican, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, said he was not interested in an effort to draft him into the White House race. If that will happen we will have a manifold revolt in this country,” Cruz said at the Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington.

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