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Rep who quashed anti-Trump convention bid has history of heavy-handed tactics

There’s a reason why Republicans tapped Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., to preside over the GOP convention Monday afternoon and quash a demand for a roll-call vote on a controversial rules package by forces who oppose Donald Trump: Womack’s done this before. He has a history of deploying heavy-handed tactics from the dais in the House

STOP TRUMP EFFORT BLOCKED: GOP officials approve delegate rules

CLEVELAND  Republican officials hastily adopted a set of much-contested convention rules Monday, setting off an unruly protest from anti-Donald Trump delegates on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Those anti-Trump forces had hoped to challenge the rules that bind delegates to vote for the presumptive GOP nominee, as part of a