Talk of shifting funds away from Trump premature: Republican official

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Fairfield, ConnecticutBy Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior official with the Republican National Committee on Sunday played down the prospect that the party would cut off cash and logistical support to White House nominee Donald Trump in order to shift resources toward congressional races. Last week 70 Republicans wrote a letter urging the RNC to stop helping Trump and to focus instead on candidates for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. The letter, signed by former members both of Congress and RNC staff, said Trump’s actions were “divisive and dangerous” and posed a threat to the party and the country.

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