Report: RNC redirecting resources away from Trump campaign

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Republican National Committee has begun redirecting resources away from the Trump presidential campaign to bolster the campaigns of down ballot candidates. The news comes as pressure is building on Trump to drop out of the race as a result of lewd comments he made about women from a 2005 interview. So far, the RNC is standing by Trump. But Chairman Reince Priebus may be hedging his bets in case Trump decides he can no longer continue as the nominee. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Saturday told party officials to redirect funds away from nominee Donald Trump to down-ballot candidates, according to an official informed of the decision. In practical terms, the party will be working to mobilize voters who support GOP House and Senate candidates regardless of their position on the presidential race. That means the RNC will push Floridians who support both Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and...(Read Full Post)