Tag Archives: RNC

Lara Trump: Voters Want RNC To Pay Trump’s Legal Bills

Reuters reports: Lara Trump, who Donald Trump has endorsed to be the new co-chair of the Republican National Committee, said on Wednesday that the organization needed to raise $500 million for the 2024 general election and did not rule out using raised funds to pay her father-in-law’s mounting legal fees. “We gotta make sure that people understand when they donate …

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Trump Plots Purge Of RNC Staff, Committee Members

The Daily Beast reports: “I think within 30 days you’ll see a purge of staffers from the RNC, because it’s a hotbed for anti-Trumpism,” Steve Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist and host of the War Room podcast told The Daily Beast. “That’s the open secret.” Skeptical holdouts within the RNC have gotten the message: Their days are numbered. But it’s …

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Haley: RNC Will Become Trump’s “Personal Piggy Bank”

“My biggest issue is, I don’t want the RNC to become, you know, his legal defense fund. I don’t want the RNC to become his piggy bank for his personal court cases. We’ve already seen him spend $50 million worth of campaign contributions towards his personal court cases. “Now, we see him trying to get control of the RNC so …

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Lara Trump: If I’m Elected RNC Co-Chair, “Every Single Penny” Will Be Spent To Elect My Father-In-Law [Video]

“Here’s what I can tell you. The RNC needs to be the leanest, most lethal political fighting machine we’ve ever seen in American history. That is the goal over the next nine and a half months. “If I am elected to this position, I can assure you, there will not be any more $70,000 or whatever exorbitant amount of money …

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NYT: Trump May Back Lara Trump For RNC Co-Chair

The New York Times reports: Former President Donald J. Trump is privately discussing endorsing his daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, to be the co-chair of the Republican National Committee, according to three people familiar with the discussions. Mr. Trump has already told those close to him that his preferred choice to replace the current R.N.C. chair, Ronna McDaniel, is Michael Whatley, the …

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NYT: Ronna McDaniel To Resign As RNC Chairperson

The New York Times reports: The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, Ronna McDaniel, has told former President Donald J. Trump she is planning to step down shortly after the South Carolina primary on Feb. 24, according to two people familiar with the plans. Mr. Trump is then likely to promote the chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party, Michael …

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RNC Chair Begs For Unity Amid Attacks By The Cult

The Associated Press reports: Facing a cash crunch and harsh criticism from a faction of far-right conservatives, RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Friday called for the party to unite behind the goal of defeating Biden. McDaniel spoke at the RNC’s winter meeting in Las Vegas behind closed doors on Friday, addressing a gathering of state chairmen and other top party …

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Report: RNC Saw Worst Fundraising Year In Decades

Raw Story reports: Several Democratic National Committee officials and at least one analyst point to data that says the RNC just had the worst fundraising year in three decades. “This is horrifying,” declared Tyler Bowyer, an RNC National Committeeman and official at Charlie Kirk’s right-wing Turning Point USA. “Worst fundraising year for RNC in 30 years. They’re asking for a …

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Trump Was Secretly Behind RNC Plan To Crown Him

“An ally of Donald Trump is now withdrawing a proposal to make the former president the presumptive Republican nominee before he has even got enough delegates to be the Republican nominee. It’s a withdrawal that came just hours after Trump distanced himself from the effort. “It was a resolution that would have basically handed the nomination to Trump, even though …

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RNC Withdraws Plan To Crown Trump As Its Nominee

The New York Times reports: One of Donald J. Trump’s key allies inside the Republican National Committee withdrew a planned resolution to try to force the party’s official body to say that the G.O.P. presidential nominating contest is effectively over, even though only two states have voted and Nikki Haley has vowed to continue her campaign. David Bossie, an R.N.C. …

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Haley Blasts RNC’s Plan To Crown Trump As Nominee

“Who cares what the RNC says? We’ll let millions of Republican voters across the country decide who should be our party’s nominee, not a bunch of Washington insiders. If Ronna McDaniel wants to be helpful she can organize a debate in South Carolina, unless she’s also worried that Trump can’t handle being on the stage for 90 minutes with Nikki …

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RNC Moves To Declare Trump Its Presumptive Nominee

The Dispatch reports: The Republican National Committee (RNC) is reviewing a draft resolution that, if approved, would declare Donald Trump the party’s presumptive 2024 presidential nominee even as Nikki Haley continues to wage a vigorous campaign against the former president and frontrunner. The draft resolution, obtained by The Dispatch Thursday morning, was proposed by David Bossie [photo], an RNC committeeman …

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RNC Posts Fake Quote To Make Biden Appear Senile

The far-right Washington Free Beacon writes: President Joe Biden told Pennsylvanians on Friday that he works for the government in the Senate, a comment likely to fuel concerns about the gaffe-prone president’s mental fitness. “My name’s Joe Biden. I work for the government in the Senate,” said the 81-year-old president as he met employees at a coffee shop in the …

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RNC Drops Participation In GOP Presidential Debates

Politico reports: The Republican National Committee is pausing its participation in 2024 GOP primary debates, the organization decided Friday. The RNC’s decision, made by a 16-member internal body, means that any forthcoming debates will be hosted by networks independently of the committee. Two outlets — ABC and CNN — have announced plans to host future debates in Iowa and New …

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McDaniel: “Biden WH Killed 2020 Hunter Biden Story”

“This is a Biden White House that was meeting with social media companies, dictating what they put on their platforms before the 2020 election. That, to me, is suppression. This is a White House that killed a Hunter Biden story that we now know is true, that prevented voters from knowing that before the 2020 election. That, to me, is …

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Newsmax: The RNC Priced Us Out Of Hosting Debate

Axios reports: After Fox News and Fox Business hosted the first two debates, the RNC proposed that Newsmax co-sponsor the third debate as the junior partner to ABC News, four people familiar with the matter told Axios. Newsmax executives were wary of being a junior partner with a mainstream media outlet, and thought the $2 million co-sponsor fee the RNC …

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GOP Finances At 15% Of Total At This Time In 2020

The Washington Post reports: The Republican Party’s finances are increasingly worrisome to party members, advisers to former president Donald Trump, and other operatives involved in the 2024 election effort, according to 10 people familiar with the matter. The Republican National Committee disclosed that it had $9.1 million in cash on hand as of Oct. 30, the lowest amount for the …

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McDaniel: RNC Will Back Trump Even If He’s Convicted

Axios reports: Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel said the committee would support former President Trump as the 2024 GOP presidential nominee if voters were to choose him, even if he were convicted of a crime. “Whoever the voters choose is the appropriate nominee,” McDaniel said on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday when asked if Trump would qualify as …

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RNC To Candidates: Don’t Attend Hate Group’s Debate

CNN reports: The Republican National Committee has warned some of the 2024 GOP presidential candidates about attending an Iowa Christian organization’s Thanksgiving forum, saying it would disqualify them from participating in future RNC presidential debates. Five candidates – former President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy and South Carolina Sen. Tim …

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RNC Taps Megyn Kelly To Host Fourth GOP Debate

The New York Times reports: Megyn Kelly, whose high-flying career as a Fox News anchor fell to earth after an ill-advised move to NBC — and then remade herself as a conservative podcaster and radio host — is set to return to the political spotlight next month as a moderator for the next Republican primary debate. The event, set for …

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