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A group committed to thwarting Donald Trump from winning the Republican presidential nomination revealed an ad aimed at GOP delegates ahead of the party’s convention.
The group, Delegates Unbound, posted the ad, “Follow Your Conscience,” on YouTube. It compares less than flattering clips of Trump next to decidedly more statesmanlike snippets of former President Ronald Reagan.
At one point, Reagan is seen commenting on matters of war, saying, “Use of force is always and only a last resort.”
A clip of Trump plays immediately after, in which he says, “I would bomb the s— out of ’em,” referring to ISIS during an Iowa campaign rally in November.
The ad will be geared toward Fox and Fox News, The New York Times reported.
Delegates Unbound founder Eric O’Keefe told The Times, “Our goal is simple, to ensure the delegates are not misled to believe they must follow orders or rules set by others.”
At least one Republican operative has called for an “insurrection” at the party’s national convention, which kicks off in Cleveland on July 18.
“I don’t care what the rules are,” a Ted Cruz ally, Steve Lonegan, said on CNN earlier this month. “Break the rules, unbind yourself.”
Trump has called efforts to push him aside “totally illegal.”