Tag Archives: RNC

RNC Chair Hypocritically Declares “Happy Pride Month”

Raw Story reports: Republican Party Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel Wednesday evening posted a tweet wishing the LGBTQ community “Happy #PrideMonth.” It did not go over well. The GOP has been at war with the LGBTQ community at every turn, and considerably ramped up their attacks this year. “2021 has officially surpassed 2015 as the worst year for anti-LGBTQ legislation in recent …

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RNC Threatens To Boycott 2024 Presidential Debates

CNN reports: Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel excoriated the Commission on Presidential Debates in a letter on Tuesday, threatening to advise any future Republican nominee against participating in general election presidential debates unless significant changes are made to the commission. The letter is the latest example of the top Republican committee litigating something that was a key concern for …

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Subpoenas Issued In Trump Ambassadorship Probe

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., has begun issuing subpoenas in a criminal investigation into the nomination of San Diego developer Douglas F. Manchester as ambassador to the Bahamas by former President Donald Trump. The case appears to focus on the Republican National Committee and its two senior leaders, and possibly members of Congress. …

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RNC Forced To Disclose $44K AMEX Fraud Incident

The Insider reports: Fraudsters stole almost $44,000 just before the 2020 election from the Republican National Committee — the latest news to emerge in a string of thefts from prominent federal political operations. The RNC’s treasurer, Ronald C. Kaufman, acknowledged the theft in an April 30 letter to the Federal Election Commission, an agency that is responsible for enforcing campaign-finance …

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RNC Spox Dodges Nine Times On Biden’s Win [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: ABC News senior national correspondent Terry Moran repeatedly grilled RNC spokesperson Paris Dennard Tuesday over whether he accepts that the 2020 presidential election was legitimate. Moran started by asking Dennard, “Do you accept the results of the 2020 election as legitimate?” Dennard started to say, “What I do not accept is the fact there are…” “That’s not the …

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Ronna McDaniel Floats Run For Governor Of Michigan

Politico reports: Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel told party officials Wednesday that she’s considered stepping down from her post to challenge Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2022. McDaniel’s remarks came during a closed-door meeting on Wednesday with RNC members in Dallas, where she was giving an after-action report on the 2020 election. McDaniel expressed frustration about Whitmer, saying the …

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RNC Fundraises Off Tucker Carlson’s Latest Racism

David Corn reports at Mother Jones: Recent Republican fundraising efforts have been ugly and, worse, have fueled conspiracy theories, hatred, and demagoguery. Sen. Josh Hawley and Donald Trump have raised millions off the Big Lie about the 2020 election. And a bunch of GOP politicos have rattled the cup with false claims that Dr. Seuss was being canceled. But perhaps …

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PASSPORTY: Republicans Demand Negative COVID Test Result In Advance To Attend FL Spring Donor Retreat

The Washington Examiner reports: The Republican National Committee is requiring attendees of the party’s spring donor retreat in Florida to get tested for the coronavirus and submit proof of a negative result as a condition for gaining entry to the event. Wealthy contributors to the RNC and other GOP causes are set to gather later this week in Palm Beach …

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Trump Goes To War: Donate Only To Me, Not The GOP

“No more money for RINOS. They do nothing but hurt the Republican Party and our great voting base—they will never lead us to Greatness. Send your donation to Save America PAC at DonaldJTrump.com. We will bring it all back stronger than ever before!” – Donald Trump, ratcheting up his war with the GOP over the usage of his name. Yesterday …

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RNC To Trump On Name Usage: You Can’t Stop Us

Politico reports: The Republican National Committee is denying a cease-and-desist demand from Donald Trump’s attorneys, who asked the party organization to stop using the former president’s name and likeness in fundraising appeals. In a letter sent Monday afternoon to Trump attorney Alex Cannon, RNC chief counsel Justin Riemer asserted that the committee “has every right to refer to public figures …

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GOP Ignores Trump Command To Stop Using His Name

Playbook reports: We reported Saturday that Trump’s lawyers sent a cease-and-desist letter to the RNC, NRSC and NRCC telling them to stop using his name to fundraise or sell merchandise. But they don’t seem to be taking the warnings seriously. The NRSC advertised a T-shirt for “Trump Supporters ONLY!” with his face and the words “Miss Me yet?” on Facebook. …

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RNC Launches New “Election Integrity Commission”

Fox News reports: The Republican National Committee is launching a new panel on election integrity that it says is dedicated to restoring transparency and confidence to future elections. The RNC announced their new Committee on Election Integrity on Wednesday, sharing the news first with Fox News. The RNC says the new committee will work closely with state parties and other …

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RNC Donates $250,000 To Newsom Recall Campaign

Fox New reports: The Republican National Committee contributed resources to the push to oust embattled Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom for the first time Thursday as the local effort to hold a recall election approached a key threshold. The RNC says it is investing $250,000 to support efforts by state Republicans to gather the roughly 1.5 million petition signatures required …

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McDaniel: Trial Proves Dems Are “Addicted” To Trump

Ronna McDaniel writes for Fox News: After spending four years telling Americans about the need to move on from President Trump, it turns out Democrats are the ones who can’t let him go. With nothing else to offer, this week Senate Democrats are resorting back to running the impeachment playbook for the second time in as many years, this time …

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McDaniel Sorry She Let Giuliani Hold Presser At RNC

The New York Times reports: When pressed, Ms. McDaniel said that some G.O.P. resolutions and statements needed to be disavowed, citing Oregon’s false flag resolution. “I know our state party chairs are doing the best they can to represent their voters, but that statement goes too far,” she said. And she expressed regret about letting Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former …

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Trump Raised $86M During Push To Overturn Election

The Hill reports: Former President Trump and the Republican National Committee (RNC) raked in about $86 million between Nov. 24 and the end of 2020, a haul that came as the then-president and the GOP sought to undermine the results of the presidential election. The donations were disclosed in a Friday filing with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) by WinRed, …

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RNC Claims It Will Be “Neutral” If Trump Runs In 2024

The Associated Press reports: The head of the Republican National Committee on Wednesday declined to encourage former President Donald Trump to run for the White House in 2024, saying the GOP would stay “neutral” in its next presidential primary. In an interview, RNC Chairman Ronna McDaniel also described the pro-Trump conspiracy theory group known as QAnon as “dangerous.” The national …

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McDaniel Unanimously Reelected RNC Chair After Losing Senate And WH, Warns Dems: “Buckle Your Seatbelts”

Fox News reports: Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Friday was unanimously reelected to steer the GOP’s national party committee for another two years. In a speech to the RNC committee members who reelected her and other top GOP officials, McDaniel vowed to help the Republican Party regain the House and Senate majorities in the 2022 midterms and …

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Politico: GOP Blame Game Includes Ronna McDaniel

Politico reports: The GOP blame game has expanded beyond Trump to some of his party acolytes. One party official suggested RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel — Trump’s hand-picked party leader — should step down, only a day ahead of the Republican National Committee’s annual Winter Meeting in Amelia Island, Fla. “I think the blame will be spread around, but a party …

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RNC Spends $300,000 On Copies Of Junior’s New Book

The Daily Beast reports: The RNC’s payment – for $303,892.47 on October 28 – went not to Trump Jr. directly but to a company called Pursuit Venture LLC. Corporate records in Delaware, where the company was formed in late 2018 and lists the president’s eldest son as its principal. The RNC’s payment to Trump Jr.’s company in October was the …

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