The #NeverTrump movement ebbs and flows with Donald Trump's success as a candidate, and after the last few days, it is at high tide. On Wednesday, conservative talk show personality Hugh Hewitt urged Republicans to change the rules at the Republican National Convention and change nominees, "because we're going to get killed with this nominee." Other conservatives agree. Could it happen? Megyn Kelly discussed the possibility with another conservative radio personality, Bill Bennett, on Wednesday's Kelly File. She asked if somebody like Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has another shot at the nomination.
"It's not gonna happen, because Trump is there by the strength of the delegate vote," Bennett said. "Can rules be changed at the convention? Of course rules can be changed at the convention. Will they be? No." Trump has caused himself some trouble, but "he's still pretty close in the polls," and he has gotten more primary votes than any Republican ever, Bennett said. "That's got to be taken into account, too."
Democratic strategist James Carville isn't so sure. "I honestly believe this — I think there's some chance that Trump is not gonna be the nominee," he said Tuesday night on NBC News. "I think what we're seeing here is a real unraveling." Brian Williams wasn't buying the idea, but Rachel Maddow thought it was a possibility. "This is what we call in law school a declaration against interests — I would like for him to be the nominee," Carville said. But "I've been sort of texting and talking to a lot of political people, back and forth, and they don't think I'm crazy. They think there's some chance this could happen." As with the promise of a contested convention, this won't happen. But you can watch Carville's argument below. Peter Weber
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