Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez mocked White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus over Twitter on Friday for alleged ties to Russia, despite the Trump administration tapping a Putin critic for a top role on the National Security Council.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) on Friday called for the Justice Department to investigate White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus following a report that he asked the FBI to publicly refute media stories about President Trump’s associates communicating with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign.
The White House is pushing back against Thursday’s CNN report that the FBI rejected a request from chief of staff Reince Priebus to “knock down media reports” on communication between associates of President Trump and Russia.
President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday picked Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, the favorite of the party’s establishment and a low-key Washington insider, to serve in the influential position of White House chief of staff.
Reince Priebus is considering a reelection bid to try and stay as chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Former 2016 presidential candidate and Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is preparing a bid to become the next chair of the Republican National Committee.
Four new lawsuits were filed Tuesday by the Republican National Committee (RNC) against the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for documents pertaining to Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State.