Pat Caddell: GOP establishment will use and discard Cruz to block Trump, bring in a closer

Pat Caddell: GOP establishment will use and discard Cruz to block Trump, bring in a closer

[Ed. – They can try.]

Pollster and political strategist Pat Caddell, a mainstay of the “Political Insiders” roundtable on Fox Report Sunday, joined SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon on Thursday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily to talk about the state of the Republican primary race and the hopes of the GOP establishment for an eventual nominee other than the current candidates running in Wisconsin. …

Caddell speculated that many of the delegates Donald Trump has won during the state primary races have been set up as “faux delegates” who will abandon him after the first round of voting, possibly allowing the Party to introduce an entirely new candidate, such as current Speaker of the House and 2012 vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI).

Caddell said he believes the GOP Establishment is “using Ted Cruz as a cats-paw.”

“Look, you don’t really think that Jeb Bush, and Lindsey Graham , and some of those who have endorsed Marco Rubio …you don’t really think they want Ted Cruz, do you?” Caddell asked.  “They’re using him to stop Trump.” …

If Trump can’t recover and get the delegates he needs, Caddell thought Senator Cruz would likely find himself discarded after the first ballot at the convention, his usefulness to the Party bosses at an end.

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