A top adviser from Sen. Ted Cruz’s defunct presidential campaign wants supporters to push a conservative agenda, including limits on the bathrooms transgender people can use, a fresh example of the headaches Donald Trump could face at this summer’s Republican National Convention.
With Trump’s last two rivals -Texas’ Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich – abandoning their campaigns, there’s no remaining talk of snatching the presidential nomination away from Trump with a contested, multiballot convention battle.
Instead, anti-Trump forces are trying to figure out how to use the GOP meeting in July to keep the billionaire from reshaping the party and its guiding principles, perhaps with fights over the platform, the rules or even his vice presidential pick.
Many expect Trump to build momentum as the convention approaches, narrowing his opponents’ options. Even so, here’s what may be in store: