Latest Republican National Convention News

Republican National Committee’s headquarters evacuated after vials of blood are addressed to Trump

May. 22, 2024 18:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee's Washington headquarters was briefly evacuated on Wednesday as police investigated two vials of blood that had been addressed to former President Donald Trump following the presumptive presidential nominee's takeover of the national party...

Lara Trump is taking the reins and reshaping the RNC in her father-in-law’s image

May. 22, 2024 14:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The direction of the Republican National Committee is clear from the last name of its new second-in-command: Trump. “My No. 1 goal is making sure that Donald Trump is the 47th president,” said Lara Trump, the RNC co-chair, in an Associated Press interview. ...

Takeaways: How Lara Trump is reshaping the Republican Party

May. 22, 2024 13:46 PM EDT

Lara Trump is wasting no time rebranding the typically staid Republican National Committee in the image of her father-in-law, former President Donald Trump, and showcasing her own version of his pugilistic politics and brash management style. In an interview with The Associated...

Barron Trump, 18, won't be serving as a Florida delegate to the Republican convention after all

May. 10, 2024 23:15 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's youngest son, Barron Trump, won't be serving as a Florida delegate to the Republican National Convention after all, his mother's office said Friday. “While Barron is honored to have been chosen as a delegate by the Florida Republican...

Barron Trump, 18, to make political debut as Florida delegate to the Republican convention

May. 09, 2024 15:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's youngest son, Barron Trump, has been chosen to serve as a Florida delegate to the Republican National Convention, the state party chairman said Wednesday. Republican Party of Florida chairman Evan Power said the 18-year-old high school...

Republicans file lawsuit to block count of Nevada mail ballots received after Election Day

May. 03, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Republican National Committee on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to prevent Nevada from counting mail ballots received after Election Day, as the state's law currently permits. The law, passed by Democrats in 2021, permits the tallying of mail ballots...

Trump will speak at the Libertarian National Convention as he woos independent voters

May. 01, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump will speak at the Libertarian National Convention in Washington, D.C. later this month as he tries to woo voters beyond the Republican base and avoid losing support to independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. “Libertarians are some...

Ohio lawmakers negotiate to assure Biden makes the state's fall ballot

Apr. 24, 2024 20:15 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican legislative leaders in Ohio say they are negotiating with Democrats to assure President Joe Biden appears on the state's November ballot, but the exact shape of the solution remains murky. GOP Ohio Senate President Matt Huffman told reporters...

Crush of lawsuits over voting in multiple states creates a shadow war for the 2024 election

Apr. 21, 2024 09:49 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — As President Joe Biden and Donald Trump step up their campaigning in swing states, a quieter battle is taking place in the shadows of their White House rematch. The Republican National Committee, newly reconstituted under Trump, has filed election-related lawsuits in...

Alabama lawmakers advance bills to ensure Joe Biden is on the state's ballot

Apr. 17, 2024 12:05 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers advanced legislation Wednesday to ensure President Joe Biden will appear on the state's November ballot, mirroring accommodations made four years ago for then-President Donald Trump. Legislative committees in the Alabama House of...