ABC's "This Week" — Republican presidential candidates John Kasich and Mike Huckabee; David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee. CBS' "Face the Nation" — Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga.
Trump had been scheduled to meet with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus at 1:00 p.m., and the two were widely expected to discuss Trump’s position on a loyalty pledge. The pledge, however, is not legally binding, and the volatile Trump could always change his mind if his fellow Republicans take steps to thwart his
Townhall political editor Guy Benson reacted on Fox News to Donald Trump's decision to sign the Republican National Committee's so-called...
Donald Trump made Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, come to him. The occasion was Trump’s signing of a so-called loyalty pledge drafted by the RNC and distributed to each of the candidates, but obviously created specifically to corral Trump. Show More Summary
Republican front-runner Donald Trump announced at a press conference on Thursday that he signed the loyalty pledge Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus sought and will support the eventual Republican nominee if he doesn't win. Show More Summary
The much-ballyhooed “loyalty pledge” that the Republican National Committee demanded that Donald Trump sign was supposed to “box in” Trump, leaving him no way of running as a third party candidate if he fails to win the GOP nominee. Trump announced today that he signed the pledge. Surely that is not an entirely insignificant get […]
“I will be totally pledging my allegiance to the Republican Party and the conservative principles for which it stands,” Donald Trump announced today after meeting with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. The RNC never...Show More Summary
Some news outlets are reporting that Donald Trump will sign the loyalty pledge that the Republican National Committee has demanded of its candidates, in an apparent effort to foreclose the possibility that Trump will run as a third-party candidate if he doesn’t win the GOP nomination. Trump has scheduled a news conference for this afternoon […]
(Paul Mirengoff) The Republican National Committee has asked GOP presidential aspirants to sign a statement pledging not to run for president next year unless nominated by the Republicans. The entire field, except for Donald Trump, made that pledge last month during the first GOP presidential debate. Show More Summary
It's looking like the Republican National Committee might have secured Donald Trump's promise not to make an independent run for president if he's denied the Republican nomination. He's got a Thursday afternoon press conference scheduled, as well as a meeting with Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman. Show More Summary
The Republican National Committee is circulating a loyalty pledge to its presidential candidates this week, largely seen as a way to force front-runner Donald Trump‘s hand to commit to not running a third-party campaign should he lose the nomination. Trump appears to be on board, calling a 2 p.m. press conference Thursday at which RNC…
“Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances,” the AP reports. “The challenge, confirmed by multiple campaigns, is [...]
While President Obama celebrates the success of his strategy to secure enough votes to put the Iran nuclear agreement in place, the head of the Republican National Committee was seemingly engaging in some strategy of his own, calling for all 17 candidates to make a promise meant to ease concerns about one candidate's intentions.
Back in July, before it became apparent that Donald Trump poses a serious threat to the GOP, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus tried a simple strategy: just asking the bombastic businessman to "tone it down" and refrain from insulting any key voting blocs. That plan quickly backfired, with Trump... More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee has challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid in 2016 under any circumstances. The billionaire businessman last month repeatedly threatened to launch a third-party bid should he fail to claim the Republican presidential nomination.
The Republican National Committee is taking action to attempt to avert a third-party run from Donald Trump, asking GOP presidential candidates to take a pledge stating they would not run as a third-party candidate if they do not win the Republican nomination. Show More Summary
The Republican National Committee is trying its darndest to keep Donald Trump from running as an independent, if a report in Politico is to be believed. According to Politico, at least two GOP presidential campaigns were contacted by RNC chief of staff Katie Walsh, who provided candidates with a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances.
The Republican National Committee, in a move designed to box in Donald Trump and prevent him from a third-party run, on Wednesday asked the party's presidential candidates to sign a loyalty statement vowing not to run as an independent or third-party candidate in the general election. Trump and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus plan to meet Thursday in New […]
For some mysterious, unexplained reason, the Republican National Committee is circulating around a loyalty pledge to the GOP presidential campaigns that I’m sure has nothing to do with Donald Trump‘s public hesitance on the matter. Politico and Fox News are reporting that several campaigns have already received this loyalty pledge, with the intention of getting […]