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Ronna McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, on Sunday warned Republicans against distancing themselves from President Donald Trump as the election nears closer.
McDaniel made the comments after George Stephanopoulos, moderator of ABC’s “This Week” asked whether she’d seen Republican senators attempt to distance themselves from the president.
“I’m not,” McDaniel said. “I think all of them have been running those similar races all along.”
“We are seeing this huge energy, and we are seeing really great numbers coming out for the president, and this is a race,” she added. “And any Republican that doesn’t recognize that running with the president is going to help them is hurting themselves in the long run.”
On Saturday, President Trump lashed out against Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, a Republican, after audio of a constituent town hall where Sasse criticized Trump was published by The Washington Examiner.
“I’m now looking at the possibility of a Republican blood bath in the Senate, and that’s why I’ve never been on the Trump train,” Sasse reportedly said during the town hall. “It’s why I didn’t agree to be on his re-election committee, and it’s why I’m not campaigning for him…I’ve spent lots of the, of the last …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics