In the political wilderness, Trump says no more money for RINOs

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In the political wilderness, Trump says no more money for RINOs

However, Republican Party says it will continue to use Trump’s name in fundraising appeals

James Oliphant

The Republican Party intends to keep using former president Donald Trump’s name in fundraising pitches and other materials, a lawyer for the party said, despite a cease-and-desist letter from Trump last week.

The letter sent by lawyers for Trump on Friday to the Republican National Committee, National Republican Congressional Campaign and National Republican Senate Campaign had ramped up tension between the two camps as Trump seeks to preserve his political viability post-election.

A Trump adviser said on Saturday that Trump was sensitive to the use of his name and likeness for branding purposes, and was irked the three groups have supported Republican lawmakers who joined Democrats in voting to impeach him over the January 6 storming of the US Capitol by Trump supporters...

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