Tag Archives: RNC

RNC Unresponsive On Using Social Media Troll Bots

Axios reports: There is no U.S. law that prevents candidates, parties or political groups from launching their own disinformation campaigns, either in-house or through a contractor, so long as foreign money isn’t involved. It’s up to individual candidates to decide their tolerance for the practice. Broadly, U.S. campaign finance laws don’t regulate free social media accounts. Even a vast network …

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RNC Spox: Ilhan Omar Has Nerve To Accuse Trump Of Racism When Her Ancestors Collaborated With Hitler

“They condemned this president with a smear, calling him racist, when actually it is the other side who has trafficked in anti-Semitism and anti-American rhetoric. She [Omar] proceeds in an interview to distort history, distort the Holocaust, and say that her ancestors gave the Jewish people a safe passage to what she calls Palestine. “Well, the fact of the matter …

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Trump And RNC Raise Combined $108 Million In Q2

Courthouse News reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee combined to raise $108 million in the last three months, his primary campaign committee said Monday. The second-quarter haul, a combination of fundraising from Trump’s primary campaign committee, two other authorized funds and the RNC, gives Trump and the party $123 million cash on hand as the 2020 …

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Former RNC Chair Ken Mehlman Files SCOTUS Brief For LGBT Worker Rights: Gay Rights Are A Republican Value

Former RNC chairman Ken Mehlman writes in a NYT op-ed: Members of the Republican Party are heirs to the legacies of Lincoln and Reagan. Our party should support people’s ability to reap the rewards of their labor — to earn a fair and honest living, and to work where they want to work. We are the party of economic freedom, …

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Trump/RNC Raise $105M In Quarter, Outdoing Obama

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee on Tuesday said they had raised $105 million in the second quarter of this year, dwarfing what President Barack Obama raised in the equivalent period during his re-election campaign. The campaign and the R.N.C. said they had a combined $100 million in cash on hand, and …

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RNC Chair: Just Ignore Those Lousy Polls For Trump

Politico reports: It’s far too early to put much stock into 2020 polling, RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Monday — unless you’re a Democrat. “It’s way too early to be looking at polls. [Former Wisconsin Gov.] Scott Walker was leading heading into 2016. People come and go and they fade,” she said in an interview on Fox News. But, she …

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RNC Chair: D-Day Should Be For Celebrating Trump

“I just have a reminder for the media. He’s your president, too. This is our president. This is our country. We’re celebrating the anniversary, 75 years of D-Day. This is a time where we should be celebrating our President, the great achievements of America. And I don’t think the American people like this constant negativity. There are times when we …

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RNC Spox Compares 2020 Dems To Mussolini [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Republican National Committee spokeswoman Liz Harrington compared 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to murderous fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, and Fox News hard news anchor Harris Faulkner partially agreed with the assessment. On Wednesday’s edition of Fox News’ Outnumbered Overtime With Harris Faulkner, Harrington told Faulkner that voters are “going to be faced with a choice in 2020, and the …

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RNC Chair Is “Personally” Opposed To AL Abortion Law

The Washington Post reports: Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that she personally opposes provisions in the new Alabama law that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, but defended the range of views on abortion within her party. “Personally, I would have the exceptions,” McDaniel said during an interview on CNN. “That’s my …

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Russia, If You’re Listening: Dems Ask RNC For Promise That They Won’t “Encourage The Theft Of Private Data”

CBS News reports: Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez asked his Republican counterpart, Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel, to promise that Republicans will not “encourage theft of private data” or use information from stolen data in campaigns. Perez’s request, published in an open letter on Medium Monday, came days after special counsel Robert Mueller’s report confirmed Russian interference in …

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GOP Launches War Room To Discredit Cohen Testimony

Fox News reports: The Republican National Committee is telling Michael Cohen, its former deputy finance director who has turned on President Trump, to “have fun in prison” as part of a coordinated war room effort to push back against his expected anti-Trump public testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. “Convicted felon Michael Cohen is going to prison for lying, including …

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WHAT PRIMARY: RNC Committee Unanimously Votes To Declare “Undivided Support” For Trump’s Re-Election

The Associated Press reports: The Republican Party’s governing body is set to offer its “undivided support” for Donald Trump and his “effective presidency,” lending its backing to the president and his re-election campaign. The Republican National Committee’s resolutions committee unanimously approved the measure Wednesday at a winter meeting in New Mexico, clearing the way for its passage before the full …

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Trump Hails RNC Chair For Slamming Her Uncle Mitt

Talking Points Memo reports: President Trump praised Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel a day after she criticized her uncle, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), over a scathing op-ed he penned excoriating the president’s character. McDaniel has cast herself as a staunch ally of the president, a stance which has put her at odds with her uncle, who has …

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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel Trashes Her Uncle Mitt Romney For “Unproductive And Disappointing” Op-Ed

Fox News reports: Senator-elect Mitt Romney is taking heat not only from President Trump but now from his own niece — who happens to lead the Republican Party — after publishing a scathing op-ed about the president. Ronna McDaniel, the Republican National Committee chairwoman also known as Ronna Romney McDaniel, turned the intra-party fight into a family feud when she …

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RNC Member Calls For Convention Rule Change That Could Block Trump Challengers From Being Nominated

From the right wing Washington Examiner: Mitt Romney’s scorching critique of President Trump in a New Year’s Day op-ed has sparked a call from within the Republican National Committee to change party rules to protect Trump from any long-shot primary challenge in 2020. “Look, the political history is clear. No Republican president opposed for re-nomination has ever won re-election,” RNC …

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RNC Rips Elizabeth Warren After 2020 Announcement: “An Extreme Far-Left Obstructionist And Total Fraud”

Reuters reports: The Republican National Committee (RNC) on Monday quickly criticized Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as a “far-left obstructionist” in the wake of her announcement that she intends to explore a presidential bid in 2020. RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel called Warren “out of touch” and seized on Warren’s claim to Native American ancestry, deeming it a “phony claim to minority …

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Internal RNC Poll Finds Pelosi More Popular Than Trump

Bloomberg reports: President Trump likes to mock Nancy Pelosi, but a private survey conducted for the Republican National Committee finds that she’s actually more popular—and beats the president when the midterm election is framed as a contest between the two. The internal poll, conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and obtained by Bloomberg Businessweek, asks registered voters who they support “when …

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DOJ Investigates Whether GOP Fundraiser Tried To Sell Influence With Trump To Foreign Officials For Millions

The Washington Post reports: The Justice Department is investigating whether longtime Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy sought to sell his influence with the Trump administration by offering to deliver U.S. government actions for foreign officials in exchange for tens of millions of dollars, according to three people familiar with the probe. As part of the investigation, prosecutors are scrutinizing a plan …

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RNC Chair: Dems Want To Hurt The American People

From RNC chair Ronna Romney McDaniel’s prepared remarks to be delivered today at the Republican summer meeting in Austin, Texas: As RNC Chair, I travel the country. A lot. I see and hear from Americans across this great nation who are all thriving under the leadership of our President, Donald J. Trump, and Vice President Mike Pence. This Administration is …

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Charlotte To Host 2020 Republican Convention

Charlotte’s NBC News affiliate reports: The RNC site selection committee has voted in favor of Charlotte hosting the 2020 RNC convention, sources tell NBC Charlotte. The entire RNC delegation will confirm their pick this Friday in Austin, Texas. On Monday, the Charlotte City Council voted 6-5 to accept contracts to host the Republican National Convention in 2020. When Charlotte formally …

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