Latest Republican National Convention News

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in the District of Columbia's GOP presidential primary

Feb. 28, 2024 07:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in the nation’s capital will gather in a hotel this weekend and cast their ballots for the GOP presidential candidate they would like to see occupy the White House. The contest may be the best chance for former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley to score a...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave post on March 8 as Trump moves to install new loyalists

Feb. 26, 2024 13:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave her post on March 8, having been forced out of the GOP’s national leadership as Donald Trump moves toward another presidential nomination and asserts control over the party. McDaniel announced her...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave her post on March 8 following pressure from Trump and his allies to resign

Feb. 26, 2024 07:37 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave her post on March 8 following pressure from Trump and his allies to resign.

An RNC member is trying to stop the party from paying Donald Trump's legal bills

Feb. 24, 2024 15:59 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — At least one member of the Republican National Committee is working to slow Donald Trump's attempted takeover of the organization by pushing to keep the committee neutral until Trump is officially the presidential nominee and avoid picking up his legal bills. ...

Lara Trump says she thinks GOP voters would like to see RNC pay Donald Trump's legal fees

Feb. 21, 2024 20:12 PM EST

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump's daughter-in-law and handpicked choice to help lead the Republican National Committee said she thinks Republican voters would support having the political organization pay the former president's ballooning legal fees. Lara Trump said...

National Republican party sides with former Rep. Pete Hoekstra in battle over Michigan GOP chair

Feb. 15, 2024 09:50 AM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Congressman Pete Hoekstra has been officially recognized by the national Republican party as the Michigan GOP chairman in a vote that also affirmed that Kristina Karamo was properly removed from the position earlier this year. The decision was made...

Trump's pick to lead the RNC is facing skepticism from some Republicans

Feb. 13, 2024 20:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In pushing Michael Whatley as the next leader of the Republican National Committee, Donald Trump zeroed in on the North Carolina GOP chairman's dedication to “election integrity," baselessly suggesting he would ensure the 2024 race “can't be stolen.” Some of...

What is happening at the Republican National Committee and could Lara Trump become its co-chair?

Feb. 13, 2024 13:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is calling for a shakeup at the highest levels of the Republican National Committee. And party leaders are taking it very seriously. To be clear, this is not normal. Trump has yet to secure the GOP’s presidential nomination and just...

Trump wants to install new RNC leadership including his daughter-in-law as co-chair

Feb. 13, 2024 11:35 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump wants a leadership change at the Republican National Committee in an attempt to install a new slate of loyalists — including his daughter-in-law — atop the GOP's political machine even before the former president formally secures the party's next presidential...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel has discussed stepping down, AP sources say. But no decision has been made

Feb. 06, 2024 22:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel has discussed the possibility of stepping down during a private meeting with former President Donald Trump, with both agreeing to delay a decision until after South Carolina's primary later this month, according to two people...