This is somewhat like leadership races in the House of Representatives. People tell you that they are committed until they get in to the room and get intimidated and lose the courage of their convictions.
But right now, it appears we have exceeded the 28 votes necessary for a minority report in the Rules Committee to free the delegates. Additionally, I know for certain that if there were a secret ballot we would have a majority on the Rules Committee willing to free the delegates.
The antipathy toward Trump continues to grow as the polling continues to look more and more dismal. Trump spending the last few days praising Saddam Hussein instead of taking the business to Hillary Clinton, which he pronounced was boring, has done him no favors.