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May 22, 2024 at 7:09 PM

Vials of blood found at RNC's DC headquarters: Police

The source of the suspicious package is still under investigation, police said.
May 22, 2024 at 7:09 PM
The source of the suspicious package is still under investigation, police said.
May 16, 2024 at 1:32 AM

RNC co-chair: ‘We are willing to meet Joe Biden wherever he wants’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with RNC Co-Chair Lara Trump about what to expect from former President Trump at the 2024 presidential debates.
May 16, 2024 at 1:32 AM
VIDEO: RNC co-chair: ‘We are willing to meet Joe Biden wherever he wants’
May 9, 2024 at 10:46 AM

Barron Trump picked to serve as a delegate at Republican National Convention

Barron Trump, the youngest child of former President Donald Trump, was chosen as one of Florida's at-large delegates for the Republican National Convention.
May 9, 2024 at 10:46 AM
U.S. President Donald Trump, center, son Barron Trump, left, and First Lady Melania Trump walk on the South Lawn of the White House after exiting Marine One in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Joe Biden maintains a solid lead over Trump on the eve of the Democratic National Convention, according to polls that at least partly reflected his choice of Senator Kamala Harris as running mate. Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images
2 months ago

RNC asking applicants whether they believe the 2020 election was stolen

Former President Trump's daughter-in-law says the Republican National Committee won't pay Trump's legal bills.
2 months ago
VIDEO: RNC asking applicants whether they believe the 2020 election was stolen
2 months ago

New RNC leadership slashing staff, sources say

A new Donald Trump-backed Republican National Committee leadership team has started the process of cleaning house among national party personnel.
2 months ago
Lara Trump, newly elected Republican National Committee Co-Chair, right, gives an address as newly elected Chairman Michael Whatley listens during the general session of the RNC Spring Meeting Friday, March 8, 2024, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
3 months ago

Ronna McDaniel to resign as RNC chair days after Super Tuesday

Ronna McDaniel will step down from her post as chair of the Republican National Committee on March 8.
3 months ago
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute's 'A Time for Choosing Speaker Series' at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, April 20, 2023, in Simi Valley, Calif.
3 months ago

Trump endorses daughter-in-law Lara Trump for RNC co-chair

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Michael Whatley as Republican National Committee chair and his daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, as co-chair.
3 months ago
Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks alongside Eric and Lara Trump during his primary night rally at the Sheraton on Jan. 23, 2024 in Nashua, N. H.
3 months ago

Former RNC chair weighs in on Trump ballot Supreme Court case

ABC News Linsey Davis spoke to former Montana Gov. Marc Racicot, who filed a brief supporting Colorado's decision to remove Donald Trump from the GOP primary ballot.
3 months ago
Former GOP National Campaign Chairman Marc Racicot speaks at a news conference for a Bush-Cheney campaign event in Seattle, July 17, 2004.
3 months ago

Former RNC chair on the Trump CO ballot case before Supreme Court

ABC News Linsey Davis speaks with former RNC Chair Marc Racicot about the Supreme Court arguments on whether former president can be kept off the Colorado presidential ballot.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Former RNC chair on the Trump CO ballot case before Supreme Court
5 months ago

RNC moves to stop sponsoring primary debates at the national level

The Republican National Committee on Friday announced its intent to pause participation in further presidential primary debates.
5 months ago
(L-R) Democratic presidential candidates Andrew Yang, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Tom Steyer participate in the presidential primary debate in the Sullivan Arena at St. Anselm College on Feb. 07, 2020 in Manchester, N. H.
1 year ago

Trump-friendly nomination proposal was bolstered by RNC: Michigan GOP official

A Trump-friendly change to Michigan’s primary process was backed by the national Republican Party, a Michigan GOP official says.
1 year ago
FILE PHOTO: Kristina Karamo, a candidate for the Michigan Republican Party's state party chair, speaks to delegates ahead of their vote on the key party leadership position, in Lansing, Michigan, Feb. 18, 2023.
1 year ago

Ronna McDaniel reelected RNC chair after contentious 3-way contest over GOP's future

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel was reelected Friday, after she faced a challenge from attorney Harmeet Dhillon and a long-shot bid from My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell.
1 year ago
Re-elected Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel holds a gavel while speaking at the committee's winter meeting in Dana Point, Calif., on Jan. 27, 2023.
2 years ago

Milwaukee to host 2024 RNC

The Republican National Committee announced that it will host its 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Milwaukee to host 2024 RNC
2 years ago

RNC votes to withdrawal from Commission on Presidential Debates

The Republican National Committee officials unanimously voted to withdraw from the Commission on Presidential Debates, accusing it of being biased.
2 years ago
VIDEO: RNC votes to withdrawal from Commission on Presidential Debates
2 years ago

Pelosi blasts McCarthy for dodging press on RNC resolution

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the Republican Party has reached "rock bottom."
2 years ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the Republican Party has reached "rock bottom."
2 years ago

Pelosi blasts McCarthy for dodging press, GOP for hitting 'rock bottom'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called out GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday for dodging questions on the Republican National Committee's recent censure resolution.
2 years ago
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 2022.
2 years ago

McConnell rebukes RNC over censure resolution

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took issue with the RNC "singling out members of our party."
2 years ago
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took issue with the RNC "singling out members of our party."
2 years ago

What the RNC censure of Cheney & Kinzinger means for GOP

The RNC censured Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois for their roles investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. ABC News’ Rick Klein breaks down what that means for the party.
2 years ago
VIDEO: What the RNC censure of Cheney & Kinzinger means for GOP
3 years ago

RNC spokesperson will not acknowledge Biden legitimately won 2020 election

The denial comes amid a divide within the GOP over Rep. Liz Cheney’s criticism of claims the election was stolen.
3 years ago
VIDEO: RNC spokesperson will not acknowledge Biden legitimately won 2020 election
4 years ago

WH South Lawn, Rose Garden being re-sodded following RNC speeches

Following the convention speeches at the RNC, the White House South Lawn and Rose Garden are being re-sodded.
4 years ago
A crowd of supporters expected to number around 1500 people waits for President Donald Trump to deliver his acceptance speech during the final event of the 2020 Republican National Convention on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Aug. 27, 2020.
4 years ago

Senate Republicans' lack of participation at RNC may show party’s struggle

Though Republicans are hoping to maintain Senate control this November, several GOP members were notably absent from the party's four-day convention.
4 years ago
Guests gather to watch President Donald Trump deliver his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington.
4 years ago

FULL TEXT: Ivanka Trump's 2020 Republican National Convention speech

Read Ivanka Trump's full 2020 Republican National Convention Speech.
4 years ago
White House Senior Adviser Ivanka Trump speaks during the final event of the Republican National Convention on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Aug. 27, 2020.
4 years ago

Hits and misses from the GOP convention

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein breaks down the final night of the Republican National Convention and looks ahead to the next phase of the 2020 election.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Hits and misses from the GOP convention
4 years ago

4 people test positive for COVID-19 at GOP convention in Charlotte

At least four people who were at Monday’s Republican National Convention meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, tested positive for Covid-19.
4 years ago
President Donald Trump speaks to delegates in the Charlotte Convention Center's Richardson Ballroom in Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 24, 2020.
4 years ago

RNC convention was like a “drunk walking the highwire”

ABC News contributor Alex Castellanos recaps President Trump’s performance and the rest of the RNC.
4 years ago
VIDEO: RNC convention was like a “drunk walking the highwire”
4 years ago

Unconventional wisdom from the RNC: ANALYSIS

A look back at this week and some of the biggest mistruths from the RNC.
4 years ago
President Donald Trump speaks from the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington.
4 years ago

President Trump takes center stage at the White House

Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president in an unprecedented final night of the RNC.
4 years ago
VIDEO: President Trump takes center stage at the White House
4 years ago

RNC Night 4: Experts discuss Trump's speech and recap the final night of RNC

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other ABC News contributors discuss the last day of the Republican National Convention.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  RNC Night 4: Experts discuss Trump's speech and recap the final night of RNC
4 years ago

3 key takeaways from night 4 of the Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention came to a close Thursday, but not before remarks from some of the nation's most prominent conservatives.
4 years ago
President Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech for the Republican Party nomination for reelection during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the White House on Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington.
4 years ago

President Trump accepts nomination during final night of RNC

The president delivered a 70-minute acceptance speech and painted a dark picture of what the country could face if he’s not reelected.
4 years ago
VIDEO: President Trump accepts nomination during final night of RNC
4 years ago

RNC Night 4: How Trump used his 5,680 words | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew reacts to the fourth and final night of the 2020 Republican National Convention.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  RNC Night 4: How Trump used his 5,680 words | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
4 years ago

RNC 2020 Day 4: Trump accepts nomination from White House

The Republican National Convention concluded Thursday under the theme "Land of Greatness" with President Trump formally accepting the GOP nomination from the White House.
4 years ago
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for his acceptance speech for the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Aug. 27, 2020.
4 years ago

Trump squares off with his own America as GOP convention concludes: ANALYSIS

Yes, Trump is digging in against his political enemies. But he's also squaring up against powerful forces in his own America.
4 years ago
President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his acceptance speech for the Republican Party nomination for reelection during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Aug. 27, 2020.
4 years ago

RNC Night 4: Trump officially accepts Republican nomination

The president spoke amid outcry over the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, and while Texas and Louisiana deal with catastrophic storm damage. Ben Carson and Mitch McConnell also spoke.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  RNC Night 4: Trump officially accepts Republican nomination
4 years ago

President Trump's deputy assistant speaks at the 2020 RNC

Ja’Ron Smith delivers a speech supporting President Donald Trump at the 2020 Republican National Convention.
4 years ago
VIDEO: President Trump's deputy assistant speaks at the 2020 RNC
4 years ago

Alice Johnson thanks Trump at RNC for commuting prison sentence

Alice Marie Johnson, the convicted grandmother who was released by Trump following requests from Kim Kardashian, made the case for the president at the RNC.
4 years ago
Alice Johnson, criminal justice reform advocate and former federal prisoner, records her address to the Republican National Convention at the Mellon Auditorium on Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington.
4 years ago

Parents of slain ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller honor daughter with moving address at RNC

The parents of Kayla Mueller, a humanitarian worker who was held killed by ISIS, honored their daughter at the Republican National Convention.
4 years ago
Carl and Marsha Mueller, parents of Kayla Mueller, speak in a recorded segment during the 2020 Republican National Convention, Aug. 27, 2020.
4 years ago

Trump tries to reframe 1st term in RNC speech, targeting Biden

Speaking in front of the White House on the South Lawn, flanked by large Trump Pence 2020 campaign signs, President Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination.
4 years ago
Fireworks spell out "2020" as President Donald Trump and his family watch a fireworks display after he delivered his acceptance speech for the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 27, 2020.
4 years ago

Widow of retired Black officer killed in St. Louis protest speaks at RNC

The widow of a retired officer who was killed in a St. Louis protest used her husband's death to talk about the president's "law and order" message at the RNC.
4 years ago
Ann Dorn, widow of retired St. Louis Police captain David Dorn, speaks in a video aired during the fourth night of the 2020 Republican National Convention, Aug. 27, 2020.
4 years ago

FULL TEXT: Donald Trump's 2020 Republican National Convention speech

Read Donald Trump's full 2020 Republican National Convention Speech.
4 years ago
President Donald Trump speaks from the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington.
4 years ago

RNC 2020: Night 4 key moments

The evening’s speakers included President Donald Trump, his daughter Ivanka and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani.
4 years ago
RNC 2020: Night 4 key moments
4 years ago

Ivanka Trump delivers remarks at 2020 RNC

Ivanka Trump has served as an advisor to her father, President Donald Trump, since 2017.
4 years ago
Ivanka Trump delivers remarks at 2020 RNC
4 years ago

Rep. Kevin McCarthy delivers remarks at 2020 RNC

McCarthy serves as House Minority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives.
4 years ago
Rep. Kevin McCarthy delivers remarks at 2020 RNC
4 years ago

Alice Johnson engages with crowd at the 2020 RNC

Alice Johnson, whose life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump, speaks to voters at the 2020 Republican National Convention.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Alice Johnson engages with crowd at the 2020 RNC
4 years ago

Police captain's widow delivers speech at the 2020 RNC

Ann Dorn, the widow of St. Louis Police Capt. David Dorn, addresses the crowd during a time of heightened tensions after the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Police captain's widow delivers speech at the 2020 RNC
4 years ago

Rep. Jeff Van Drew delivers remarks at 2020 RNC

The congressman from New Jersey left the Democratic party in 2020.
4 years ago
Rep. Jeff Van Drew delivers remarks at 2020 RNC
4 years ago

Dan Scavino delivers remarks at 2020 RNC

Scavino currently serves as White House deputy chief of staff for communications.
4 years ago
Scavino currently serves as White House deputy chief of staff for communications.
4 years ago

Sean Reyes delivers remarks at 2020 RNC

Reyes is currently serving as the 21st Attorney General of Utah.
4 years ago
Sean Reyes delivers remarks at 2020 RNC
4 years ago

Rudy Giuliani delivers remarks at 2020 RNC

The former mayor of New York City previously served on President Donald Trump’s legal team.
4 years ago
Rudy Giuliani delivers remarks at 2020 RNC
4 years ago

Ben Carson speaks at 2020 RNC

The former neurosurgeon currently heads the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
4 years ago
The former neurosurgeon currently heads the Department of Housing and Urban Development.