Did Trump Surrogate Sean Hannity Threaten the RNC Chair? [VIDEO]

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FOX News’ Sean Hannity has come under criticism by many for his seemingly constant defense of bloviating billionaire and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump.

In fact, during town halls with constitutional conservative and GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, Hannity frequently takes an adversarial role of Trump surrogate rather than show host.

During a segment on his show on Wednesday, Sean Hannity seems to have continued his role as Trump surrogate while “interviewing” RNC Chair Reince Priebus. Beyond that, Hannity looks to have issued a threat to Priebus and the RNC, in true Trump-style.

According to the rules, a candidate must secure 1,237 delegates in order to become the GOP nominee for president. The new Trump narrative is that if he is ahead in the delegate count, even if he doesn’t reach 1,237 delegates, then he should be the nominee or there “may be riots.”

Hannity goes after Priebus with this Trump talking point, and it was a bit disturbing.

Was this a threat or simply commentary?

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Jennifer Burke
Jennifer Burke
Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.
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