In his new book, a Republican National Committee official claims that his fellow delegates don’t have to nominate Trump in Cleveland. Curly Haugland is on a mission: He wants every one of the 2,472 delegates heading to this summer’s Republican convention to know that the press, the party leaders and even the chairman of the GOP are wrong. Show More Summary
Politico obtained an email from Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo to the Republican National Committee asking a researcher to provide information on the Whitewater real estate scandal, and the email came to light when Trump campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks responded instead to Politico reporter Marc Caputo — no relation.
The revival of the '90s attacks continues!This is just sad on so many levels:Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo on Wednesday morning emailed a researcher at the Republican National Committee asking him to "work up information on HRC/Whitewater as soon as possible. Show More Summary
This week, Republicans put a U.S. Senator with a strong pro-life record in charge of shaping the party’s new platform. The Hill reports U.S. Sen. John Barrasso was named the chair of the Republican platform committee at the national convention in July. Barrasso, who represents Wyoming, has a 100-percent pro-life voting record from the National […]
Paul Ryan outfoxed Donald Trump when he at first said he was not “ready” to endorse him for President. Trump went on one of his usual tirades threatening to have Ryan removed as the Committee Chairman at the Republican National Convention. Show More Summary
The Post reports: The Republican National Committee on Tuesday announced that Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) will head the committee tasked with crafting the party’s official policy positions at the GOP convention in Cleveland. As chairman...Show More Summary
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Donald Trump says he is only asking wealthy donors for their money because the Republican National Committee wants him to. In an interview with The Associated Press, that’s how the presumptive GOP presidential nominee explained his about-face from self-funded candidate to one who relies on campaign contributions. Trump is holding his […]
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow shed some light on Tuesday on some of the men the Republican National Committee (RNC) has chosen to raise funds for Donald Trump — a fact that she said in and of itself changes his campaign. “They are starting the effort of shoveling money to him,” Maddow...
One of six vice-chairs of the “Trump Victory Leadership Team,” a joint fund-raising effort announced Tuesday by the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee, pled guilty in 2009 to criminal charges involving bribes paid to top New York State officials. Show More Summary
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee on Tuesday rolled out a list of prominent party fundraisers who have agreed to work on behalf of their joint fundraising committee, as the New York businessman seeks to ramp up his fundraising efforts ahead of the general election.
Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming will chair the Platform Committee at this summer’s Republican National Convention, and his co-chairs will be Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin and North Carolina congresswoman Virginia Foxx, according toShow More Summary
CNBC host John Harwood apologized to viewers after he mistakenly identified Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a major Clinton ally, as a Republican.
It is expected that Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus will step down in 2017 following the election, after taking over the RNC in 2011. According to The Hill, maneuvering for his job has already begun long before he has been handed an office box and told to pack up his things...
In the two weeks since the Republican National Committee declared Donald Trump the party’s presumptive presidential nominee, Republican politicians have rallied around him. They’re betting, in the words of RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, that “people just don’t care” about Trump’s treatment of women or his other flaws. Show More Summary
The WaPo fact checker, Glenn Kessler addresses 2 statements in a recent National Republican Senatorial Committee ad:1. Hillary Clinton "[d]efended an accused child rapist, then laughed about his lenient sentence."The laughter in question comes from an audio recording — which you can listen to, as I did, here — so the fact-checking is easy to do. Show More Summary
WaPo: The deal Donald Trump struck with the Republican National Committee this week that allows wealthy supporters to give nearly $500,000 to finance his campaign and get-out-the-vote activities made it official: The parties are back in the big-money business. Fourteen … Continue reading ?
Republican legislators have pushed legislation to ban the D and E procedure in several states over the past year. The measures have been copies of bills drafted by the legislation mill known as the National Right to Life Committee. The post Common Abortion Procedure Banned in Louisiana With Democratic Support appeared first on Rewire.
Today, HRC blasted the House Republican Leadership for preventing a debate and vote on an amendment to remove an anti-LGBT provision from the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) offered...Show More Summary
First Read: “Donald Trump last night reached a joint fundraising agreement with the Republican National Committee, allowing him to collect checks as large as $449,000 to benefit his campaign and party. But consider this: Hillary Clinton reached her own joint [...]
Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee announced an agreement Tuesday that will allow his campaign to raise money for candidates all across the country.