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‘There’ll Probably Be Some Changes’: Trump Hints At RNC Shake-Up When Asked About Ronna McDaniel

Former President Donald Trump suggested in an interview Sunday that “some changes” could be coming to the Republican National Committee when asked about the performance of chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.

The RNC has just $8 million in cash on hand, the lowest number since 2014, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings. During the interview, “Sunday Morning Futures” host Bartiromo asked Trump about the RNC's apparent cash problems under McDaniel. Republicans underperform 'red wave' expectations in 2022 midterm elections, disappointing 2023 election night, losing control of Virginia's legislature and ousting Kentucky's Democratic Governor Andy Beshear I couldn't do it either. (Related article: 'She's really embarrassed': FOX Business Committee slams Ronna McDaniel over feud with Ramaswamy)

“The RNC doesn't seem very strong,” Bartiromo said. “So the Democrats have all the money. Look at what we're seeing, the Democrats actually have the money and they're spending it. The RNC wants a line of credit. , the RNC reported that its bank balance was at its lowest in years at the time. [since] 2016. Comerica announced that the Michigan Republican Party defaulted on a $500,000 loan.

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“I mean, I have a lot of money, but with the money they're getting, people aren't paying attention to the RNC,” Trump responded. “They want change. You have to understand, I have no affiliation with the RNC, I'm independent.”

McDaniel fended off a challenge to the RNC chairmanship from attorney Harmeet Dhillon in January 2023, winning 111 of 168 votes for the chairmanship despite disappointing results in 2022.

McDaniel clashed with Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy in November after he called for the latter's removal during a Republican debate that month.

“How's Ronna McDaniel doing?” Bartiromo asked.

“I think she did a great job when she ran Michigan for me,” Trump told Bartiromo. “I think she did okay at the RNC initially. I think at this point there's probably going to be some changes made.”

The RNC did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the Daily Caller News Foundation.

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