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RNC Sues California To Block Voting By Mail

Bloomberg News reports: The Republican National Committee and two other groups filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom to block his executive order allowing mail-in ballots at the November polls, calling it an “illegal and brazen power grab.” Following the coronavirus outbreak, the Democratic governor said earlier this month that every registered voter in the state would receive a …

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RNC Chair: We Won’t Be Holding A Virtual Convention

The Associated Press reports: Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Monday that the party “will not be holding a virtual convention,” pledging that the presidential nominating convention in late August will be conducted at least partly in-person. “It’s quite a ways away, and there’s ample time for us to adjust, if necessary,” McDaniel said. But later, in response to …

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RNC Asks Feds To Provide Masks For Both Conventions

The Washington Post reports: The Republican National Committee has asked the federal government to provide personal protective gear for political conventions this summer, underscoring the challenges of staging the quadrennial events during a pandemic that has already caused the deaths of more than 78,000 Americans. RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said in an interview that the gear was needed for both …

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GOP Mulls Scaled-Down Convention Despite Bravado

NBC News reports: While Americans across the country are canceling weddings, sporting events and music festivals, Trump has insisted to aides that the Republican National Convention — specifically his nationally televised prime-time address — go forward in August, according to five people familiar with the discussions. One plan under consideration is to have only delegates and alternate delegates attend, and …

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RNC Chair: Biden Made Career Of Kowtowing To China

Ronna McDaniel writes for the Daily Caller: Since securing the nod to the Democratic nomination, Joe Biden has been busy trying to rewrite history and his record of being soft on China. Despite making a career out of kowtowing to the Chinese Communist Party, Biden, along with the media and Democratic establishment, are trying to argue that the same man …

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RNC: “Full Steam Ahead” With Traditional Convention

The Washington Examiner reports: The Republican National Committee has no plans to scale down the August convention to renominate President Trump, according to Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. McDaniel said the RNC is confident that a four-day convention set to begin Aug. 24 in Charlotte, North Carolina, and draw thousands from across the country would not be interrupted. “We are full steam …

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RNC Big Money Ad Blitz Hails Trump’s COVID Response

Politico reports: The Republican National Committee is launching a seven-figure advertising campaign lavishing praise on President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus outbreak, as the president confronts a sustained assault from liberal groups over his response to the crisis. The digital blitz, which will run across more than a dozen battleground states, is unusual: The committee rarely spends …

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Trump Campaign, RNC Suspend In-Person Fundraisers

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee are suspending in-person fundraising events and will raise money through a digital platform as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the 2020 election. “President Trump and the RNC have the strongest fundraising operation in presidential history and our unmatched data and digital operation make us uniquely equipped to sustain …

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RNC Claims Ronna McDaniel Has Tested Negative

Politico reports: Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, has tested negative for coronavirus, a party spokesman announced, just days after she displayed flu-like symptoms following a trip to Mar-a-Lago. “On the advice of her doctor, @GOPChairwoman was administered a test for COVID-19. That test has fortunately come back negative,” Michael Ahrens, the RNC communications director, posted on Twitter. …

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RNC Chair Ill After Mar-A-Lago Visit, Is Being Tested

Raw Story reports: Washington Post White House correspondent Josh Dawsey today reported that Ronna McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, is being tested for coronavirus after reporting she is feeling unwell. McDaniel’s illness comes after she visited President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago country club. This afternoon McDaniel is continuing to pump out pro-Trump propaganda on her Twitter feed, presumably …

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Donna Brazile To RNC Chairwoman: Go To Hell [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Former interim Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile lashed out Tuesday at Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel during a Fox News appearance, repeatedly telling McDaniel to “go to hell” for claiming the Democratic primary will be “rigged” against Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). “For people to use Russian talking points to sow division among Americans is …

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RNC And Trump Raised $86 Million In February

The Hill reports: Republicans raised $86 million in February toward efforts to reelect President Trump, the Republican National Committee (RNC) announced on Monday. The RNC, the Trump campaign and authorized joint fundraising committees raised the combined $86 million haul. Entities raised more than $607 million since last year and have $225 million cash on hand, the RNC said, adding that …

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Republicans Still Sending Fake “Census” Money Begs

The Philadelphia Tribune reports: In the Philadelphia suburbs, a document that’s mocked up to look like the U.S. Census, but is really a clever fund-raising ploy by the Republican National Committee, is once again making the rounds. The document started landing in mailboxes in Berks, Bucks and Montgomery counties, according to KYW-1060 AM, and the office of U.S. Rep. Madeleine …

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Republicans Snooped Through Window At Dem Polling

Politico reports: On Wednesday night, the RNCC walked across the street to the DCCC’s headquarters on Capitol Hill to stake out some Dem candidates, and stumbled upon what they consider a quite fortuitous find. Dems say it represents tactics that are totally out of bounds, and downright creepy. The DCCC was holding a polling meeting with the blinds wide open, …

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RNC Chair Won’t Defend Uncle Mitt On GOP Backlash

Talking Points Memo reports: So much for blood is thicker than water. Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel dodged when asked to respond to the GOP backlash her uncle Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) has faced since being one of two Republicans who voted in favor of witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial Friday. During an interview on CBS’ “Face the …

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Joe Walsh To Protest At RNC HQ Over “Rigged Primary”

Just in via press release: Join Team Walsh as we visit the Republican National Committee’s headquarters to protest RNC Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel’s refusal to meet with our campaign to discuss the cancellation of nearly twenty Republican primary contests in 2020. Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel and senior RNC staff continue to refuse to meet with or take calls from Joe …

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RNC Paid $100K To Get Junior’s Book On Bestseller List

Raw Story reports: A new Federal Elections Commission filing unearthed by New York Times reporter Nick Confessore shows that the Republican National Committee blew nearly $100,000 to help promote Donald Trump Jr.’s book “Triggered.” According to the filing, the RNC made a $94,800 payment to bookseller Books-a-Million on October 29th this year, which was just days before Trump Jr.’s “Triggered” …

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RNC Claims It Has Returned Doug Manchester’s Money

Rapid response damage control to this morning’s expose: The Republican National Committee (RNC) said it cut ties with billionaire Doug Manchester, President Trump’s former nominee for ambassador to the Bahamas, after his “decision to link future contributions to an official action” as his nomination was at a standstill in the Senate. In a statement to CBS News, the RNC said …

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REVEALED: RNC Paid To Swamp Phone Lines Of Dozens Of House Dems With Thousands Of Pro-Trump Calls

The New York Times reports: The Republican National Committee paid to generate thousands of calls to the congressional offices of nearly three dozen House Democrats in recent weeks, an effort that was aimed at both shaping opinion around the impeachment inquiry and tying up the phone lines of the elected officials, according to two people briefed on the effort. The …

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RNC Paid $60K For Trump To Get Booed At The Garden

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s cage-side seats to a fighting match in New York City cost the Republican National Committee about $60,000, according to officials familiar with the cost. The price included the ringside seats for Trump and his guests, catering and security, one of the officials said. The president’s guests included House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Reps. …

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