Trump’s son may be delegate to make him nominee
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpChanges in policies, not personalities, will improve perception of corruption in the US Union leader: Bloomberg can go all the way Pelosi: 'I'm not counting Joe Biden out' MORE’s son may be the person who makes him the GOP presidential nominee, according to a new report.

Donald Trump Jr., 38, could have that honor at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, The New York Post said Thursday.


The Post said the state’s GOP may let Trump Jr., a New York delegate, announce its vote from the convention floor. New York City Republican leaders chose him in May to be one of nine delegates representing Manhattan at the convention, which starts on July 18.

Trump Jr.’s convention announcement could be timed, the New York Post said, so it pushes his father past the 1,237 delegates needed for the Republican nomination.

“We would like to be the delegates that put Donald Trump over the top,” said Ed Cox, chairman of New York’s state GOP. "We deserve to be the state. It would be an honor.

“We would love to have Donald Jr. do it. It would be wonderful to have a member of the Trump family announce it. The whole room would go wild.”

Cox said Donald Trump’s campaign is reviewing the idea after the ceremonial role was offered to the billionaire’s son. Cox added he had personally discussed the move with both Donald Trump Jr. and his father.

Donald Trump in April claimed victory in New York’s Republican presidential primary before later becoming the presumptive nominee.

Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump, two of Donald Trump’s other children, could not vote for their father as they were not registered Republicans at the time.

Donald Trump has frequently vowed he will win New York for the Republicans during the general presidential election.