Reports: Clinton Camp In Talks For Sanders To Formally Nominate Clinton

July 26, 2016 11:16 a.m.

UPDATED: July 26, 2016, 1:50 PM ET

Talks are reportedly underway to secure the ultimate show of party unity: having Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) formally nominate Hillary Clinton for President on Tuesday night.

While no plan for Sanders to officially nominate Clinton after the Democratic National Convention’s roll call vote, which is slated for Tuesday evening, has been publicly confirmed, NBC News first reported that negotiations to make that scenario a reality were ongoing:

CNN also reported the talks:

But after those reports, NBC News’ Kelly O’Donnell reported Sanders will not nominate Clinton but would ask the Vermont delegation to back her.

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