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Ron Paul Says He'll Continue, Even If Romney Clinches Nomination

Texas Rep. Ron Paul said on Monday that even if Mitt Romney got the delegates to clinch the nomination, he’d still hold on to his own delegates and continue to campaign to the convention in a “modified way.”

“We’re in the third lap of a mile race,” he said on CNBC’s Squawk Box, where he was billed as a "guest host," but mostly ended up answering questions. “Who knows? Maybe someone will stumble, you can never tell.”

Paul has yet to win a state in the nomination process, which he blamed on the dynamics of his coalition. “They’re independents and sometimes they’re Democrats and they don’t feel comfortable coming out for a Republican primary," he said.

Paul holds 63 delegates to Romney’s 685, according to The Associated Press.

“If tomorrow Romney had the absolute number, I would continue in a modified way,” he said. He did not seem inclined to release his delegates, perhaps looking to play a role at the Republican convention. “They’ll have an influence," he said. "They’ll have something to do with the platform.”

He also suggested that part of the reason he was continuing was financial, noting that dropping out doesn't pay. “You don’t get any money, you wind up with debt, and you don’t get these crowds coming out,” he said.


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The Delegate process is giving us a say at Convention time

Supporters of this campaign for liberty have been working for 5 years to win these positions. They want a say at the conventions. They want a say on their Convention's nominees for Congress. Dr. Paul will work to support his delegates, to the end. Bank on it.

Listen to Dr. Paul on CNBC Squash Box: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD88NpcvWf0&feature=youtu.be

Free includes debt-free!

We can't specuate the outcome yet.

Anything can happen. We keep pushing the repubican run. At the very least we are in position to upset the myths perpetrated by the media.

A strong showing at the convention will contribute to 3rd party efforts if they are needed.

Lets win Pennsylvania

Remember VA! Romney did win only 60-40

Low voter turnout (+) anti-Romney votes for Ron Paul (+) double the amount of RP Grassroots voters = WIN


Not a very positive story.

Not a very positive story. God....do I wish he'd run third party. Yes, the delegate strategy is netting great benefits but enough to win the nomination? I don't see the evidence.

I like the 3rd party idea

I like the 3rd party idea

only if we win the anti romney votes

and sway romney skepticals. Then we are suddenly in the lead! Remember Va when Romney did only win 60-40

Its on us to do that.

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I'll wager that most of the

I'll wager that most of the anti-Romney folks are violently pro-Israel, anti-Muslim and pro-WOD. Win them over? I am dubious. They hate Romney but can't imagine them seriously considering RP especially if Santorum and Gingrich (who both despise Paul) make their inevitable "deals" with Romney.