Former President Donald Trump on Monday endorsed three people to run the Republican National Committee (RNC) following reports of the current chairwoman, Ronna McDaniel, leaving the post after the GOP South Carolina presidential primary, set for February 24.
Trump said he’d like to see McDaniel’s position replaced by Michael Whatley, the North Carolina GOP chairman. As for co-chair, the former president said his daughter-in-law, Laura Trump, would be the best fit. Lastly, Trump picked former Marine and political consultant Chris LaCivita to assume the role of COO. LaCivita currently serves as Trump’s campaign co-manager.
“The RNC MUST be a good partner in the Presidential election. It must do the work we expect from the national Party and do it flawlessly,” Trump said in a statement sent to The