REPUBLICANS

GOP Swing State Party Chairs Met With Trump

The group strategized for 2018 and 2020 with Trump and Priebus.

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Karyn Bruggeman
May 19, 2017, 11:13 a.m.

North Car­o­lina Re­pub­lic­an Party Chair­man Robin Hayes “met with Pres­id­ent Don­ald Trump in the Oval Of­fice Thursday to dis­cuss the party’s ef­forts in up­com­ing elec­tions.” The vis­it “also in­cluded lunch with White House chief of staff Re­ince Priebus and polit­ic­al dir­ect­or Bill Step­i­en. Hayes was joined by oth­er state GOP chairs “from high per­form­ing states.” Hayes and Trump and the oth­er state party chairs present “dis­cussed the North Car­o­lina Re­pub­lic­an Party’s on­go­ing ef­forts to sup­port the Trump policy agenda and the path to vic­tory in North Car­o­lina in 2018 and 2020.” (Raleigh News & Ob­serv­er) New Hamp­shire Re­pub­lic­an Party chair Jean­ie For­res­t­er was also there.

TX GOP. “Texas Re­pub­lic­an Party Chair­man Tom Mechler will ad­dress on Sat­urday a re­port that he plans to step down and let the State Re­pub­lic­an Ex­ec­ut­ive Com­mit­tee pick his suc­cessor at its quarterly meet­ing on June 3.” (Aus­tin Amer­ic­an-States­man)

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