Nov 11, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Trump endorses Ronna McDaniel for RNC chair

President Donald Trump speaks after his introduction by RNC Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel at a fundraising breakfast in a restaurant in New York, New York on December 2

President Trump speaks with RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel in New York in 2017. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

President Trump tweeted Wednesday evening that he has given his "full support and endorsement to Ronna McDaniel to continue heading the Republican National Committee."

Between the lines: By tweeting this endorsement, President Trump makes clear he intends to continue running the Republican Party even after his election loss. McDaniel met with Trump in the Oval on Tuesday, per source with direct knowledge.

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