- Republicans on Wednesday Ronna Romney McDaniel appointed new chairman of the Republican Party. Romney McDaniel is a cousin of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
She follows Reince Priebus on who the new chief of staff in the White House with the appointment of Donald Trump.
Romney McDaniel was a staunch supporter of Trump in the state of Michigan and is now chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC).
However, the future president, in practice the leader of the party. 'Ronna was very loyal to our campaign and its efforts have contributed to the fact that we have made such a big win in Michigan,' the statement from Trump ushered Wednesday.
'I look forward in 2017 to have an effective leader of the party in the person of Ronna McDaniel. '