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RNC warning to Trump: If you run for president, we stop paying your legal bills

By Curt_Anderson
July 27, 2022 5:08 pm
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Why does a supposed billionaire need others to pay his bills?

This is a dilemma for Trump who is a notorious cheapskate and deadbeat who frequently stiffs contractors and others. His legal bills won't be getting smaller anytime any soon.


(ABC News)Republican leaders who worry that Donald Trump could hurt their midterm chances by announcing a presidential run too soon are hoping he'll be dissuaded from doing so by the prospect of losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal payments, according to an RNC official.

Since October 2021, the Republican National Committee has paid nearly $2 million to law firms representing Trump as part of his defense against personal litigation and government investigations.

But an RNC official told ABC News that as soon as Trump would announce he is running for president, the payments would stop because the party has a "neutrality policy" that prohibits it from taking sides in the presidential primary.


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Comments on "RNC warning to Trump: If you run for president, we stop paying your legal bills":

  1. by HatetheSwamp on July 27, 2022 5:14 pm

    I think it's WHEN you run...

    That's only reasonable.


  2. by Curt_Anderson on July 27, 2022 5:27 pm
    What's the distinction between "if" and "when" in that context?

    Why is the RNC paying ANYBODY'S legal bills? If I were donating to the GOP I'd want my contribution to go toward campaign advertising for Republican candidates.


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