RNC Leaders Stand By Trump's Effort To Remake Party: 'Nobody's Turning On Trump Here'

Republican Party officials from across the country are not blaming President Trump for the party’s defeats in Georgia’s runoffs but instead are rallying to make election security its top priority in the next cycle.

At the Republican National Committee Winter Meeting in Amelia Island, Florida, party officials remained steadfast Wednesday in support of Mr. Trump and his remake of the party, despite the election setbacks that gave Democrats a Senate majority and complete control of the levers of power in Washington.

Ford O’Connell, a Republican Party strategist with close ties to the White House, said the mayhem at the Capitol shouldn’t take away from legitimate concerns about election integrity.

“Those issues aren’t going to go away,” he said. “The Democrats do not want to have this discussion.”

Mr. Trump and his allies failed in scores of lawsuits challenging the election results in battleground states.

Read more from S.A. Miller at The Washington Times

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