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Politico: Conference Call Scheduled With RNC Members for Monday Night

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By    |   Monday, 10 Oct 2016 11:03 AM

The Republican National Committee scheduled a conference call with members for the evening of Oct. 10, according to an invitation obtained by Politico.

The call begins at 5 p.m. EST/4 p.m. CST and is set to last 30 minutes. It does not have a set agenda, according to the Politico report.

The Wall Street Journal reported that RNC chairman Reince Priebus told party officials on Oct. 8 to direct funds away from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and send funds to down-ballot candidates.

Members of the committee criticized Trump after the release of lewd comments about women that Trump made in 2005.

The Huffington Post compiled a list of Republicans who pulled their support from the candidate in the wake of the comments, including Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte, and Arizona Sen. John McCain.

Politico reported that House Speaker Paul Ryan might also withdraw his endorsement.

Before the announcement of the meeting, a New York Times reporter said she had heard that Republican leaders were discussing Trump’s future as the candidate.

On Oct. 7, New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor tweeted:
 

 

The RNC’s Sean Spicer denied that:

 

 

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