Status Quo: Ryan, Priebus Still Support Trump
The more things change for Donald Trump, the more they stay the same for GOP leadership.
Much was made Monday of two conference calls that took place six hours apart: one with Speaker Paul Ryan and his House Republicans, the …
The RNC Should Schedule More Debates
Yesterday on The Michael Medved Show, Medved asked Reince Priebus whether we would see any more Republican debates. Priebus said that the debate committee will be taking up the question at the RNC’s spring meeting, which begins today in …
Letter from RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to ABC News
Mrs. Chelsea Clinton-Mezvinsky
Debate Coordinator, ABC News
47 W 66th St.
New York, New York 10023
Dear Mrs. Clinton-Mezvinski,
I write to inform you that pending further discussion between the Republican National Committee (RNC) and our presidential campaigns, we are suspending the …
The Presidential Debate Limit Is Atrocious
Fox News announced last night that it would restrict its first presidential debate to the first ten contenders in an average of recent polls before the debate. RNC chairman Reince Priebus said he approved. CNN then announced that its debate …
Priebus: ‘I Don’t Actually Think’ Hillary Will Run
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus suggested Sunday that Republicans welcome a Hillary Clinton presidential run, citing the former first lady and secretary of state’s poor record in government service and unimpressive work history.
“Given the month she just had, …
How Each Party Responds to TV Programming It Disdains
There is legitimate outrage over RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and his threatening response to NBC over their planned miniseries about Hillary Clinton. From Priebus’ letter to NBC:
Presenting such deeply flawed and factually inaccurate misinformation to the American public and …
RNC May Try to Limit Number, Format of GOP Debates in 2016
Over on the home page, I have an interview with Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, mostly discussing the RNC”s new Growth and Opportunity Project, which is led by a five-member panel that will review their …
Priebus on Chris Matthews: ‘He Made the Case for Us.’
Shortly before our chat, Republican National Committee chair Reince Priebus held a brief press “gaggle” in the media center, and briefly talked about his exchange with Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” this morning.
(Video can be found at …
Priebus on Wisconsin: ‘We’ve been analyzing this state for two and a half years.’
RNC chairman Reince Priebus on a conference call discussing the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election:
“The RNC is all in in Wisconsin . . . Judging from Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s token appearance in the state today, and Stephanie Cutter’s comments on MSNBC …
Reince Priebus, Tossing His Hat in the Ring for RNC Chair
It had been rumored for a while, and now it’s almost official:
Supporters of Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus formed a committee Monday to back him for national party chairman, another strong sign that Priebus will challenge Michael …
Reince Priebus Thinks I’m Being ‘Stupid’ and ‘Idiotic’ — Here’s Why He’s Wrong
Last night, while appearing on Trump spokesperson Sean Hannity’s Trump infomercial Fox News program, RNC Chair Reince Priebus took strong exception to my Wednesday piece — specifically this excerpt:
The party of Lincoln is in ruins. A minority of its …
Why Reince Priebus Isn’t Worried about the Debate Uproar
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus convened two conference calls with his members Monday, amid plotting by GOP campaigns to hijack negotiations with TV networks over future primary debates, and gave assurances that the committee’s carefully planned debate season …
Is Reince Priebus’s GOP Ready for Battle?
On a sunny Friday morning in January 2015, Reince Priebus stood inside the main ballroom of an elegant Southern California resort wearing a conqueror’s smile. The 42-year-old Wisconsinite, a placid-looking lawyer, had earlier that morning been elected to a historic …
Wasserman Schultz: Democrats ‘Have Your Back.’ Priebus: Obama Doesn’t Even Have Wasserman Schultz’s Back
Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) said Sunday that the Democrats will retain control of the Senate, that President Obama’s unpopularity is not a problem for the party, and that voters understand that Democrats “have your back.”
“We’re going to …
Does the RNC Deserve the Blame for Cuccinelli’s Loss?
Arguments in favor of blaming the Republican National Committee for Ken Cuccinelli’s defeat:
* At the end of September, the RNC had $11.2 million in cash on hand.
* The RNC spent $3 million in Virginia developing its “precinct team model” instead of television …
RNC: Come See Our New ‘Growth and Opportunity Project’
The Republican National Committee has unveiled its web site for its “Growth and Opportunity Project,” an initiative established to help grow the Republican party and influence future Republican campaigns. At this point, the site’s primary feature is a survey.
Look Closely at the Cash-on-Hand Numbers . . .
Two quick questions.
Doesn’t this . . .
President Barack Obama has more than $88 million available to spend for the presidential campaign’s final stretch, giving him a sizable cash-on-hand advantage over Mitt Romney. . . . Romney has $50.4 million available to him at this …
Priebus: No Schedule Changes Planned, but ‘We Have to Be Nimble’
I just completed a quick interview with RNC chair Reince Priebus.
NRO: Isaac’s threat to Tampa appears to be passing, but there may be a serious threat to some other states. Do you have any worries or thoughts about …
Priebus: Obama’s Unofficial Campaigning Getting ‘Obnoxious’
Over on the home page, I have a wide-ranging interview with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus, including his filing of a complaint with the comptroller general of the Government Accountability Office, accusing President Obama of using government funds to …
A ‘Secret Candidate’ for RNC Chair?
I’m beginning to dig into the folks running or thinking about running for chairman of the Republican National Committee. Besides current chairman Michael Steele, there’s former Michigan GOP chair Saul Anuzis, former party chair Ann Wagner of Missouri, …