A Republican National Committee member has withdrawn a draft resolution that would have declared former President Donald Trump the presumptive nominee in 2024 on Thursday following backlash and Trump’s own opposition.
Maryland RNC Committeeman Dave Bossie withdrew his resolution to declare Trump presumptive nominee after his wins in Iowa and New Hampshire and dominance over former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley in polls of the remaining states, a source familiar confirmed to the Washington Examiner.
The draft resolution claimed Haley had no mathematical path to the nomination and cited the need to prepare for a general election matchup with President Joe Biden.
When news broke of the proposed resolution, Haley spokeswoman Olivia Perez-Cubas responded, asking, “Who cares what the RNC says?”
“We’ll let millions of Republican voters across the country decide who should be our party’s nominee,