Deseret News – Romney’s campaign prepped for contested convention predicted now for Trump

Four years ago, former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt was quietly making preparations for a contested Republican National Convention to ensure Mitt Romney secured the party’s nomination despite a contentious primary season.

“It was a real contingency we needed to prepare for. I had confidence that he would ultimately become the nominee,” Leavitt told reporters Tuesday. “The question was: Would we have to go through a contested convention to get there?”

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