Despite rough primary, Priebus believes republicans are poised to win in November
President Barack Obama returns to Central Virginia Friday for the 4th time since he was sworn into office. The president will speak at the Rolls-Royce plant in Prince George, VA. In advance of his trip, we spoke with the Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Reince Priebus.
Priebus, who took over after Michael Steele was forced out of his chairmanship, has presided over a committee that has done much better in fund-raising and have avoided some of the publicity faux pas that plagued Steele. Just today, the RNC announced a major February haul.
- $11.3 million raised in February
- $26.5 million cash On Hand
- A record $5.83 million major donor money raised year to date
Priebus said today in an interview on NBC12 First at 4, that his party is poised to beat the president this fault, despite the fact that their bruising nomination process shows now signs of ending. The full interview can be found below: