Then-President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida.
The RNC won’t foot Trump’s legal bills relating to the Mar-a-Lago raid, Politico reported.
It’s a departure from the committee’s previous willingness to cover some of his personal legal fees.
The reported decision came as Trump appointed a heavyweight new lawyer in his complaint with the DOJ.
The Republican National Committee is not paying former President Donald Trump’s legal fees connected to the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, Politico reported.
It signals another move away from the committee’s previous willingness to support Trump’s personal legal battles.
In July, ABC News reported that the committee had told Trump it would no longer cover his legal fees if he decides on a 2024 presidential run. It said that this would contravene its “neutrality policy” during primaries, per ABC News.
Trump has not declared an intention to run in 2024, and it’s unclear if he approached the RNC over legal bills since the…
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