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RNC chair says requiring loyalty pledge
for participation in GOP presidential
debates is a 'no-brainer'

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 2/26/2023 9:22:08 PM

Washington - Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Sunday that she expects 2024 GOP presidential contenders will have to sign a pledge to back the party's ultimate nominee in order to participate in primary debates. "We haven't put the criteria out, but I expect a pledge will be part of it. It was part of 2016. I think it's kind of a no-brainer, right? If you're going to be on the Republican National Committee debate stage asking voters to support you, you should say, 'I'm going to support the voters and who they choose as the nominee,'" McDaniel told CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union"

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Catherine 2/26/2023 9:59:20 PM (No. 1412694)
Sounds good to me. I had to take a loyalty pledge and get fingerprinted when I got a bottom of the ranks state job a long time ago. My salary was $300 a month.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Chiritwo 2/26/2023 10:01:44 PM (No. 1412696)
Pledge to the RINOs. No thanks.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter 2/26/2023 10:13:19 PM (No. 1412699)
A loyalty pledge. Well, after reading this piece, I went to do some research about that 2016 Loyalty pledge. A big deal was indeed made of each contender asked on stage if they would support the eventual nominee. I remember each person saying they would support the winner of the Republican primary. However, from my count, over 10 of them did not support Donald J. Trump in the end. I do not remember anybody mentioning the broken pledges, do you? What Ronna should be working on (but won’t) are getting non-media star journalists for these debates, making the venues able to be attended by WE THE PEOPLE and carry them out like real debates.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: wilarrbie 2/26/2023 10:22:17 PM (No. 1412700)
Suspiciously pushy to be asking at this point. Not all have declared, so all who are involved is not yet known. Would Trump have to declare fealty to Pence? Hahahaha. Won't. Which is prolly why they're trying to run this up the flagpole. Republicans have not demonstrated they are trustworthy enough to make such a ridiculous up-front demand.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Californian 2/26/2023 10:37:15 PM (No. 1412707)
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Reply 6 - Posted by: thekidsmom66 2/26/2023 11:02:24 PM (No. 1412718)
I'm sure she's quite an expert on being a "no-brainer"...
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Birddog 2/26/2023 11:02:54 PM (No. 1412719)
anyone who did NOT fully support the last nominee, after taking that pledge....needs to be banned from the stage, and any microphone. If they are now employed by media? They need to be banned from inside the facility. I would also keep major Dem figures out, I was mindboggled that 'someone' decided to give VIP Passes to Carville and Begala in '96, allow them to comment from the floor, do media interviews from inside the convention. Doing realtime rebuttals/spin as podium speakers were on the stages. They also were given VIP passes to many of the parties, club events.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Venturer 2/26/2023 11:14:37 PM (No. 1412726)
MAKE HER pledge to support Trump when he wins.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Califedup 2/26/2023 11:15:20 PM (No. 1412727)
Every time I hear or read about something that this Human Hogzilla belches forth the first words that come into my mind are "Not one damn red cent to the republican party as long as this corrupt stealth communist death democrat is at the head of the RNC". Traitorous Swine.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: judy 2/27/2023 1:46:20 AM (No. 1412758)
That’s where Ronna belongs..,cnn! What a joke!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: mifla 2/27/2023 4:41:21 AM (No. 1412772)
This nonsense used to be conducted by the Dems. Now the Republicans have jumped on the crazy train.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: chumley 2/27/2023 5:03:14 AM (No. 1412775)
So, what they are saying is that no matter what low life scoundrel gets nominated, they are honor bound to support it even if they have to lie. Isn't that part of how we got Biden? He was clearly going through dementia, yet everyone hops on the band wagon because their owners told them to. The saving grace is that politicians generally have no honor, so the pledge is as worthless as the process.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nimby 2/27/2023 7:18:42 AM (No. 1412805)
She wants a loyalty pledge? Let me define the pledge we the voters want- listen to the voters and act accordingly. No lip service!!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: dwa 2/27/2023 9:27:46 AM (No. 1412881)
Rona McDaniel is working to screw up another election for Republicans.
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