Dan Proft discussed the impact Super Tuesday could have on the Illinois Primary on ABC 7 news.
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Linda Yu: Charles Thomas joins us with more. Charles? Charles Thomas: Linda, despite his primary wins yesterday, what some call a desperate stop Donald Trump effort will continue as we count down to the Illinois primary on March 15th. The anti-Trump television ads paid for by republican PACs began running three days ago. Variously, they accused the billionaire frontrunner with being a self-centered scam artist and a racist. Dan Proft: There are a lot of your traditional finance years of the Republican Party. Charles Thomas: But radio talk show host and political fund raiser Dan Proft does not believe the expensive attempt by mainstream republicans to derail Trump will work in Illinois, or in any of the remaining primary states. Proft, a Ted Cruz supporter, called Trump’s campaign a movement rooted in the anger of his supporters. Dan Proft: The reality is that Trump has made people believe that they can improve their destiny and they are in charge of their lives again, at least they will be with him in the White House. Charles Thomas: On March 15th, Illinois republicans can see as many as four active names on their presidential ballots. State party chairman Tim Schneider expects a competitive race here, and will not concede the nomination to Trump. Ted Schneider: We’re going to see numbers go up and down, and we’ll find out here in the next month or two, hopefully, who our nominee will be. Charles Thomas: Meanwhile, many democrats are privately loving how republicans are beating up on one of their own, but Cook County president Toni Preckwinkle, a Hillary Clinton delegate, says she would rather not see Trump as the GOP standard there. Toni Preckwinkle: I would hope that one of the major parties in this country is not represented by a man like him. Charles Thomas: But Proft does not see any way that Trump movement can be stopped. Dan Proft: It is not going to be combated effectively with one clever Super PAC add, or some Barb during a debate.