WMAL: Reince Priebus defends RNC support for Cuccinelli, Mark Levin calls in and FIRES BACK at Priebus

This morning both Reince Priebus and Mark Levin were on WMAL…but not at the same time. RNC Chair Reince Priebus was asked to respond to comments Mark Levin has made that they’ve done next to nothing to support Cuccinelli in the VA. Gov. race. Priebus basically said that the RNC has spent 3 million on their ground game in VA which doesn’t just help Cuccinelli, but also other candidates on the Republican ticket.

But hearing that, Mark Levin called into WMAL and basically said that’s not true, that the money the RNC has spent in Virginia had everything to do with their post-2012 autopsy and has nothing to do with turning people out to vote on election day. Levin charged that Priebus has showed up in this last weekend of the election to position himself to talk about his great ground game if there is a victory or criticize the candidate if they lose. Otherwise, he said the RNC is nowhere to be found. Levin said it’s the church groups, Tea Party activists, and others who are doing the hard work of getting people out to vote on election day. He calls out Priebus to tell the truth.



Listen to their remarks below:

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Robert Caleb Potter
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Robert Caleb Potter

We do not have much time to organize before the 2014 elections so if the objective is to defeat Democrats we need to get our house in order. I think a Summit with the Republican National Committee that at least delivers a truce or a National Convention to include all Patriotic groups with Republicans invited could produce the following; It could gain access to more committed RNC funding for Tea Party candidates in general elections if we can get together on candidates who ‘can win’. There is no doubt that we do the country no favors by contesting ‘sure bet’ Republicans in elections. Some of the best candidates will be Tea Party candidates but some will certainly be average Republicans. After the primaries we must all get behind the candidate who wins the primary regardless of affilliation. Hopefully a straightforward meeting with the RNC can smooth some differences. Also it… Read more »

lowestpaidnurse
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lowestpaidnurse

I have been a Republican all my life, as was my parents, but I won’t give them one thin dime or one minute of my time. They have forgotten what being Republican was all about. Like McCain and the rest of the RINO’s, there is no truth with Mr. Priebus. Reince Priebus and the RNC left Mr. Cuccinelli hang like Obama left the Seals in Benghzi! Under attack by the big guns, Obama, Biden & Clinton, and tons of funding for both candidates that were running against him, Reince Priebus treated Cuccinelli like a red headed step child. Afraid to to allow another candidate that would serve the American people in office, Priebus proved that there is no difference between the RNC & DNC. They are one snake with 2 heads. (That may be why God gave us 2 heels). What Reince Priebus and the RNC was hoping for was… Read more »

Terry Story
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Terry Story

Precisely why I am not providing any money to the RNC or any other Republican group. I am sick to death of the disingenuous nonsense that the “establishment” Republicans, (think John McCain and those like him), are spouting. My money will go to those that are aligned with the TEA Parties and those that are as conservative as they are, and by that, I also mean Constitutionally oriented groups. The Constitution is as relevant today, perhaps even more so, than it was when written, and I support the original intent of those that wrote the words and I take the words literally!

carolinelouise
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carolinelouise

Touche! The Founders spoke of Tyranny… Here is a beautiful video where their beliefs can be shared. They are speaking to us through their graves. Take heed Americans. They tell you here how we are a Republic and not a Democracy, for democracies waste themselves and commit suicide. This is because we are a “Nation of Laws,” not men…..They tell us here to always question our government and how it is our “duty” to stand up against tyranny.. In this video, they urge us to teach our children of the principles of freedom, and much much more… What’s happening today, they have warned us of. This has been coming for many many years even before Obama. It’s just that now, he’s taken that all and ran it ball the way down the field. However we have been moving further and farther away from the Constitution for decades now. They speak… Read more »

WJW
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WJW

Proud to say I have never given any money to the RNC, and never will until it is controlled by TEA Party conservatives, and that would only have to be 57 members.

MizGeek
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MizGeek

Every time I get a fund raising letter from the RNC, I fill out the b.s. survey and check the Other amount and fill in a big fat zero. In the name I fill in Tea Party Patriot with #DefundTheGop in there somewhere. Then I top it all off by writing something to the effect that when they stop supporting Obama, I will start supporting them again. Mail it back in their postage paid envelope. I also get the fund raising calls, same response no money for Obama supporters.

pcisbs
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pcisbs

100% Pathetic Loser Priebus’ own words prove he is a piece of shit. He kept saying RNC spent $3 Million Dollars – WELL HE (RNC) SPEND $9Million for the same VA Governor’s Race in 2009

pandainc
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pandainc

Sorry, Reince, that dog don’t hunt. No more bucks to the RNC, period.

stbaumsb9155
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stbaumsb9155

the RNC is just a bunch rino buuuullllshit!! priebus is rino liar very little money went to Cuccenilli, the tea party and conservatives NOT THE RINO’S !!!!!!!!!! bullshit on the ground game == what game?

Robert Caleb Potter
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Robert Caleb Potter

Listen folks. If the objective is to defeat Liberal Progressives and move our country back to sanity we need to get seriously organized. I propose a National Convention to include all Patriotic Groups (Tea Party and others) …even those good Republicans who wish to attend. We need to bridge the divide or else we are going to get our clocks cleaned again by the well funded, well organized DNC. The fight between who is more Conservative needs to stop for now. We can do that when we back away from the Communist Cliff and America is on safer ground.

SickofPoliticks
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SickofPoliticks

Exactly how I feel. Which is why I voted for Romney. Was he the best candidate? I don’t know. But I know he would have been a lot better than Obama.

Nevertheless, as I’ve written to Mr. Priebus, whom I really like, until the establishment Republicans stop trashing other more conservative Republicans, my donations will go to individual candidates, not to the GOP.

Will I vote for Christie? I don’t want to, but I will if I have to. Anything to stop this progressive movement farther and farther to the left. But I’m sick of establishment Republicans, like McCain, Christie, etc. trying to tear down Cruz, Lee, Paul, et al., only because they’re keeping their promises to their constituents. If the RINOs would stop bashing and start supporting, the GOP would be considerably stronger.

Robert Caleb Potter
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Robert Caleb Potter

No argument here. This is why a National Patriots Convention is needed, in part to promote the message to the Rupublican establishment and Tea Party alike that there are bigger fish to fry and the war needs to end. Also the weapon of disunity among us needs to be taken away from the media.

KentM
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KentM

The RNC sucks they could not plan a 5yr olds birthday party let alone make a winning strategy for elections. They are beltway brats with no common sense

Sam
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Sam

Tea Party…our only chance for freedom….

mapache
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mapache

The RNC can suck wind as far as I am concerned. I am done with them. I will support Freedomworks and individual candidates.

Renny
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Renny

Some of these guys are starting to sound like Obama. You wonder if they really believe what the heck they’re saying and then they do.

RedRyder
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RedRyder

Rance is just another weak RNC chairman. Establishment RINOS are our (conservatives) weak link to saving America.

Kimber1911
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Kimber1911

Not a single penny more to the RNC.. They want wussies and yes men.. People that will work with Democraps.! Well thats not what We want ! We want leaders not Sheep..If they won’t support the peoples candidates then it’s time that we conservatives create our own party and defeat them .. make them go the way of the Whig party…

Vinita Thonen
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Vinita Thonen

I am a registered Republican, have been for many years. I no longer support the RNC because they don’t seem to follow the will of the people they represent. They don’t have the spine to stand up to the democrats. I support the candidates directly, and the solicitations from RNC go straight to the trash. If they provided the proper leadership, there would be no “Tea Party”, which is just patriotic Americans wanting to get back to basics, like the constitution, and the limited government that was intended by the Founding Fathers. It is no longer “by the people,, for the people”, it for the enrichment (financial) of a few, who really couldn’t care less about ordinary people wanting to provide for themselves and their families. We need to get back to the basics.

Hand of Doom
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Hand of Doom

Levin / Gowdy 2016

Soxfan1032
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Soxfan1032

What the RNC needs to understand is this. Whether it is an establishment candidate or a Tea Party candidate, that candidate is the choice of the people in that state. It’s not the RNC’s choice but the peoples choice. That choice once it is made means the RNC must get behind that candidate 100%. If they can’t do that, then it’s time to defund the RNC.

Don
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Don

I think many of us have cut them off. I have. But I suspect the RNC et al are still getting money from the same corporate cronies that support Obama, and I believe that fact has poisoned their actions.

Roosan
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Roosan

I left the Republican party because they were too yellow bellied to stand up to the Demon-rats. And now I see that the Establishment Republicans are back-stabbing their own.

Hey Reinhold Reince Priebus, John ‘Bonehead’ Boehner, and Mitch ‘Gridlock’ McConnell – you had better wake up – and fast. You’re about to get steamrolled.

Tom Ripley
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Tom Ripley

What we (Repub ) need is a man like Mark Levin to run the RNC.
Someone with back bone, one who will stand up to RINOS in the Repub. party

softunderbelly
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softunderbelly

In an argument between these two men (Levin & Priebus), I’ll back Mark Levin every day of the week including twice on Sunday. “ground game” my ass!

Bill589
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Bill589

I can’t vote for these back stabbing traitors. They are worse than the enemy that at least fights us to our faces.
A Dem voting progressive is bad.
A GOP voting progressive is worse. It adds a bipartisan legitimacy to the vote, and more.

My first choice is to vote for a Constitutional patriot – no matter what capital letter occurs after his/her name.

My second choice is to vote for anyone running against the worst of the worst – the GOPe progressive. That includes Democratic party, Libertarian party, Aliens from Mars party, etc. – anyone of these is better than the traitorous saboteur GOPe.
Even if another is just as progressive as the GOPe, at least they’re not lying to my face and then stabbing me in the back.

wfwilson6
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wfwilson6

Mark Levin, Priebus and his GOP friends can no rely on the argument that a vote for a 3rd party candidate or no vote can lead to a democrat winning. WE DO NOT CARE ANYMORE. Screw the republicans, ALL of them.

chicodon
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chicodon

Senate RINOs are petrified of the Tea Party. Sarah Palin warned them not vote for cloture during the budget fight. She promised to look into primarying anyone who voted against House Republicans. They made fun of her for the threat. Now they can see the wheels starting to slowly turn in the grass roots world and they are panicking. There will be primaries whether they like it or not.
The RNC is worried about the Tea Party influence on 2016. The President is 1/3 of the government and they don’t want them to have that power. Billions are at stake. They’d rather see a Democrat win.

Don
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Don
Francie26
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Francie26

I read yesterday that Mitch McConnell has declared war against all Tea Party people, and he is in full attack mode. We’d better watch him. He has already proven himself a traitor to the American people when he sold us out to Harry Reid for $3B for his state, Kentucky. He KNEW Americans didn’t want Obama’s insurance, and he sold us out anyway. He is not only pure evil, but now, he is pure evil on the march.

TaxTheirn
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TaxTheirn

The primary reason for Cuccinelli’s loss was the 7 or 8% support for the libertarian 3rd party candidate where democrat party money was only too eager to fund. Mark Levin, if you have a problem that gnaws at you, you need to speak to that issue. You might find yourself looking in the mirror.

Burleson Fred
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Burleson Fred

No more support from me for Republican Candidates that are not Constitutional Conservatives. I will only vote TEA PARTY and will never support Crispy Cream for Prez. Without the TEA PARTY, there will no longer be a Republican Party. SO GOODBYE RNC RINOS we no longer need nor want you because every vote for you is a vote for Big Government Socialism.

omega_man
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omega_man

I only contribute directly to candidates….not a penny to the Establishment RNC, only scorn.

SheerPolitics
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SheerPolitics

The reason they were giving so much to Christie was so he could continue to build a war chest for 2016. That was obvious. He certainly didn’t need to use it here.

Francie26
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Francie26

I sure wouldn’t vote for Christy. He leans too far toward “democrat” for me. I can see him being great friends with the Clintons.

AmericanKim
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AmericanKim

I was a poll watcher in Fairfax, VA. yesterday and I can tell you first hand that Mark Levin is 100% CORRECT….I have pages and pages of notes on just how bad it was. Mark, I would LOVE to tell my story to you or anybody who will listen. MAKE NO MISTAKE, Mr. Cuccinelli’s loss is a direct result of the GOP and RNC’s failures…..I will NEVER support either one again…financially or at the polls.

Betsey_Ross
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Betsey_Ross

Dang! Mark Levin is right again. From on the ground it was a bunch of tea party members calling people at the Republican office to remind them to vote. All of a sudden one or two of them showed up at a couple of polling places where the majority was Republican so they could say they were seen. One was an officer at our polling place who I had never seen in previous elections. All the while some of the members kept insisting that they had been there all along. No they weren’t. No money from the local Republicans for the House of Delegates nominee. He won on his own with no help from his party. Nothing much if anything from the state party. From on the ground reports there was zero, nada, zip, nothing from any Republicans. The old guard thinks that they are going to stop us, but… Read more »

Lynn Roland
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Lynn Roland

I love a good Levin smackdown. It puts a smile on my face and hope in my heart.

Laurel
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Laurel

Just so people know. the Republican Party spent 9 million to get Bob McDonnell elected. They only spent 3 million on Ken Cuccinelli.

GOP must think we are stupid.

HBninjaX
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HBninjaX

Reince Princess is part of the problem

harleyone
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harleyone

Hey Reince are you paying attention? We The People DON’T WANT YOUR TYPE RNC, WE WANT THE INDEPENDENT, FREEDOM LOVING, SMALL GOVT, LOWER TAXES TEA PARTY TYPES. You RINO go alongs are done.

SouthronKittie
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SouthronKittie

We may not give money to the GOP but Sheldon Adelson has more than millions to cover for us.

GigiOf3
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GigiOf3

I love it when Mark says Rinse Priebus. That said, the RNC is in a world of hurt and will continue to be so. Each time mail arrives from the RNC, I open and reply on whatever is inside that as soon as the RNC starts to recognize the TEA party as a supporting part of the RNC, I will complete their surveys and give money. Until then, they can pay for my postage round trip and I will contribute to candidates that will represent me. I have one ready to go out this afternoon! I will get even, one stamp at a time.

harleyone
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harleyone

Yep me too.

giveususfree
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giveususfree

Rinse Priebus, lol.
It’s more like Rinse and Repeat, the talking points and BS.

ChicoEscuela
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ChicoEscuela

Time for Reince Priebus to be escorted out of the Republican party

SouthronKittie
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SouthronKittie

Why? To be replaced with another anti conservative member of the ruling class? If you’re placing your hope in the Republican party, prepare for an eternal wait.

ChicoEscuela
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ChicoEscuela

Unfortunately you are probably correct!

butchz
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butchz

Conservatives have no one @ all in the whitehouse. This is truly a test of faith in my eyes. God bless America again.

Terri Schiavone
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Terri Schiavone

you folks who send money to the RNC remind me of folks who keep buying dog treats from china and expect that its safe….what the hell is wrong with you??? Get over, quit buying the poison and spending your hard earned money on waste!!

Max Ende
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Max Ende

Now we have a two party system that are both against the will of the people. The DNC has a socialist agenda and the RNC is in the pocket of crony capitalists. It is ridiculous to believe that we conservatives can win an election under the “Big (full of holes) Tent” of the RNC. The ones who said we cannot start a third party was the RNC and it was for a reason. We conservatives cannot win an election unorganized. We MUST organize. We MUST create a platform and we MUST look to the future if our freedom is to be regained.

ChicoEscuela
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ChicoEscuela

Go T-Party!!!!!

T.J. Mannion
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T.J. Mannion

I believe there is no difference between the DNC and RNC. They both support whomever will solidify their power base and augment their offshore accounts and tax shelters.

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