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GCP Annual Meeting rewind:“A brokered convention” prediction

With the 2016 Republican National Convention starting three months from today (it runs from July 18-21), it’s interesting to recall remarks made by the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s 2015 Annual Meeting keynote speaker Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” that this could be a “brokered convention.”

Speaking to an audience of more than 1200 business leaders last June, Todd observed it’s “inevitable” that after the primaries are over, “no Republican candidate will have a majority of delegates necessary” to win the nomination.

It could be “an unscripted” convention, he said. “That’s pretty exciting for those of us in the media.”

Here’s what he said. Click to watch the video.