Newly elected Republican National Committee chairman Ronna Romney McDaniel announced on Tuesday morning that Sara Armstrong would be her chief of staff, putting women in two of the committee’s top leadership posts.
Donald Trump named Sean Spicer, chief strategist and communications director for the Republican National Committee, to be his White House press secretary, the president-elect’s transition team said Thursday.
Internal security measures used by the Republican National Committee blocked Russian hackers from penetrating the organization’s computer networks with phishing emails, keeping the RNC from being susceptible to the same types of techniques employed to hack the Democratic National Committee.
Top Republican officials say the Democratic National Committee failed to give their candidates the tools they needed to win in 2016.
The Republican National Committee is accusing the State Department of “stonewalling” a months-old request to obtain missing emails belonging to information technology staffer Bryan Pagliano, who helped maintain Hillary Clinton’s private email server when she was secretary of state.
The Republican National Committee demanded on Tuesday that the State Department watchdog open an investigation into reports that a senior official attempted to negotiate a “quid-pro-quo” agreement with the FBI to alter classifications of at least one of Hillary Clinton’s emails.
Reince Priebus is considering a reelection bid to try and stay as chairman of the Republican National Committee.