“There’s probably going to be some changes,” former President Donald Trump said Sunday when asked what it would be like Republican National Committee The chairman is Ronna McDaniel – a clear change from the previous definition for chairman.
Fox Business’ “Sunday Morning Futures” host Maria Bartiromo asked, “How’s Ronna McDaniel?” Trump predicted that “some changes” would be made, although he did not elaborate.
“I think he did a great job running Michigan State for me. I think he did a good job at the RNC first,” he said. “Right now I’d say there’s probably going to be some changes.”
Trump’s words contradicted his earlier praise of McDaniel. During a speech at the Republican Jewish Coalition in October, Trump said McDaniel did “fantastic job” He leads the RNC.
The Trump campaign and the RNC did not immediately respond to NBC News’ request for comment.
Before NBC News predicted Trump to win the New Hampshire Republican primary last month, McDaniel said he intended to rally around Trump if he continued to dominate early caucuses and primaries.
“If President Trump makes a strong speech tonight, it’s a clear message to our core constituents,” McDaniel said. Statement to NBC News Before the New Hampshire results came in. “Republicans know that if we don’t unite as a party behind our candidate, we can’t defeat Biden.”
After Trump decisively won the New Hampshire Republican primary last month, McDaniel reiterated his desire to rally around Trump should he emerge as the Republican presidential nominee.
“Every Republican has to agree that Joe Biden is a threat to our country, and if we don’t come together and come together to defeat him, we’re not going to succeed in the Senate in 10 months. stake, the House of Representatives, and the White House are at stake,” McDaniel said This was reported by Fox NewsReferring to Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley.
“I just don’t see the path and the math. I hope it reflects tonight. I think it’s time to move on and I think Donald Trump will be the nominee,” he added.
Haley said he had “every intention” of staying in the race until Super Tuesday he said last week The RNC is “clearly not” an honest broker in the primary race.
“If you go in and tell the American people that you’re going to go and decide who the nominee is after only two states have voted? I mean, there are 48 states out there?” he said. “This is democracy. The American people want to have a say in who they run for. We have to give it to them.”
McDaniel drew criticism after several Republican candidates’ underwhelming performances in the 2022 and 2023 elections resulted in the GOP losing a seat in the Senate after Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., captured the seat previously held by Republican Pat Toomey.
Republican Party officials said last year that an internal “autopsy” report analyzing the losses of multiple candidates in the 2022 midterm elections should not be made available to the publictwo people familiar with the party’s thinking on the matter told NBC News at the time.
Although one rebellion McDaniel, from some corners of the RNC, is seeking a fourth term in January 2023.