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Trump Meets With RNC's Ronna McDaniel

The meeting follows Trump's Sunday call for 'changes' to the RNC

Trump Meets With RNC's Ronna McDaniel

Former President Donald Trump has reportedly met with Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.

On Sunday, Trump called for "changes" to the RNC in an interview with Fox News' Mario Bartiromo.

The Monday meeting with McDaniel at Mar-a-Lago was confirmed by two people familiar with the discussion, per Politico.

Trump took to Truth Social on Monday evening, noting his "substantial" lead in "virtually every Head-to-Head Poll" amid the ongoing Republican presidential primary.

"The Primary seems to be over, but I’ll be going to South Carolina next week to finish off a very unpopular Candidate," the former president wrote of Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley.

Trump said he is heading to Nevada for the state's Thursday caucus where he will face off against Haley for the third time.

"There are 26 Delegates - Hopefully, we’ll get most of them," he continued. "In my successful run in 2016, the State of Michigan really came through."

The former president also lauded the RNC chairwoman.

"Ronna is now Head of the RNC, and I’ll be making a decision the day after the South Carolina Primary as to my recommendations for RNC Growth," he added.

During their Sunday interview, Bartiromo questioned Trump about McDaniel, who has come under criticism for Trump's 2020 loss and the subsequent lackluster 2022 midterm results for Republicans.

Bartiromo said the RNC "doesn't seem to be strong," noting "the Democrats have all the money." Bartiromo also cited credit lines had been opened by the committee.

"I have a lot of money," Trump countered. "People are not looking at the RNC, they want changes."

Trump noted he was not connected to the RNC.

"How is Ronna McDaniel doing?" Bartiromo asked.

The former president lauded McDaniel's handling of Michigan in the 2016 Republican presidential primary.

"I think she did okay initially in the RNC," Trump continued. "I would say right now there'll probably be some changes made."

Throughout the primary season, Trump has thrown criticism towards the RNC over the Republican primary debates and called for a "revamp" of the committee.

Trump campaign advisor Chris LaCivita called for an end to Republican primary debates last September.

“RNC should immediately put an end to any further primary debates so we can train our fire on Crooked Joe Biden and quit wasting time and money that could be going to evicting Biden from the White House," LaCivita wrote.

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