ADVERTISEMENT
About Our People Legal Stuff
Reince Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, waves during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

RNC chair Reince Priebus told party committee members that he stands behind Trump

0

UPDATE 8:25 a.m. EST: Trump complained about "Paul Ryan and others" on Twitter on Tuesday.

UPDATE 6:06 p.m. EST 

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus reemphasized his support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Monday night. 

"Nothing has changed in regard with our relationship," Priebus said in a call with RNC committee members, according to CNN. 

UPDATE 1:43 p.m. EST

Trump responded on Twitter.

UPDATE 12:32 p.m. EST

House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a morning conference call he would not defend Donald Trump and would focus the remainder of the campaign on keeping the Republican majority in the House of Representatives, according to Politico.

It is not clear if this means Ryan is officially redacting his endorsement of Trump. 

Here's the Politico tweet.

Others saw his non-committal action as a near-concession.

The Republican National Committee is set to hold a conference call at 5 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, Politico reports.

The meeting has no set agenda and is scheduled to last 30 minutes.  But it comes amid speculation that the RNC will funnel resources away from Donald Trump and focus on Congressional and other races, in light of the unearthing of Trump's comments bragging about groping women

Gov. Mike Pence tweeted he planned to "stand with" the campaign.

We'll update this as soon as we know more.

Comments
Read Comments
Comments
ADVERTISEMENT
Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest Linked In List Menu Enlarge Gallery Info Menu Close Angle Down Angle Up Angle Left Angle Right Grid Grid Play Align Left Search Youtube Mail Mail Angle Down Bookmark