After Donald Trump won the New Hampshire GOP primary, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel urged Haley to drop out of the race.

“Looking at the math and the path going forward, and I don’t see it for Nikki Haley. I think she’s run a great campaign, but I do think there’s a message that’s coming out from the voters which is very clear,” McDaniel said.

“We need to unite around our eventual nominee, which is going to be Donald Trump,” she continued.

“It is ten months away till the November election and we can’t wait any longer to put our foot on the gas and beat the worst president,” she added.


However, Haley refused to drop out after the New Hampshire primary.

She will press onward to her home state of South Carolina.


New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu responded to McDaniel’s comments, saying Haley isn’t going to quit after two states.

The Hill reports:

Sununu pushed back on McDaniel on “Fox & Friends” Wednesday for suggesting that the Republican Party should coalesce behind Trump after his victory in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday. Sununu said the GOP needs to hear from Republican voters across the country before uniting behind one nominee.

“With all due respect to Ronna McDaniel, to say that we’re just going to call it after two states… 40 states to go, the head of the Republican Party saying we don’t want to hear from all the other Republicans in the nation because it’s getting too close, that’s nonsense. You got to let the voters decide, not a bunch of political elites out of D.C.,” Sununu said Wednesday.

Trump was projected to win the New Hampshire primary Tuesday with 54.5 percent of the vote, according to The Hill/Decision Desk HQ. Haley, who is the only major challenger to Trump remaining in the race, came in second place with 43.4 percent.

Sununu endorsed Haley for the GOP nomination last year and has since been a strong surrogate for her on the campaign trail. Despite losing the Granite State, Sununu expressed confidence that the former South Carolina governor can gain momentum ahead of her home state’s primary next month.

“For these elitists to say, oh, we’re just going to stop right now as Nikki is surging, we’re just going to stop and call it a day for the incumbent, who effectively don’t — that’s not the process,” Sununu said.

“I think there’s actually an interesting view of this, which is it’s like a terrain for the general election. You have more independents and Democrats it looks like voting in this GOP primary than registered Republicans themselves,” Vivek Ramaswamy said.

“There is no viable path for her [Haley] to defeat him [Trump] through the front door,” he added.


This results from an oddity in New Hampshire law allowing Democrats to vote in Republican primaries.


Despite that, President Trump won the New Hampshire GOP primary and set a new record.

President Trump Wins New Hampshire, Sets New Record

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