RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel is siding with President Trump over how Republican candidates should be “embracing” the President.
Last night, after Ed Gillespie lost in Virginia, Trump tweeted this:
Ed Gillespie worked hard but did not embrace me or what I stand for. Don’t forget, Republicans won 4 out of 4 House seats, and with the economy doing record numbers, we will continue to win, even bigger than before!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 8, 2017
On Fox News this morning, McDaniel said Virginia’s “getting bluer and bluer” anyway, but went on to make this observation:
“Voters want to see candidates embrace this President, and you saw in Virginia––Ralph Northam said, ‘I’m going to work with the President.’ They want to see things get done, they want to see people work together across party lines.”
Bill Hemmer asked if Gillespie should have embraced Trump more.
“The greatest enthusiasm in our party right now is for President Trump,” McDaniel responded. “We’re seeing it through the fundraising numbers, we’re seeing it across the country. I see it as party chair. I absolutely think any candidate should be embracing the President, and I think Ed did.”
Watch above, via Fox News.
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