Lara tells South Carolina crowd she thinks GOP members would be happy for ... trends now

Lara tells South Carolina crowd she thinks GOP members would be happy for ... trends now
Lara Trump tells South Carolina crowd she thinks GOP members would be happy for ... trends now

Lara Trump tells South Carolina crowd she thinks GOP members would be happy for ... trends now

Donald Trump's daughter in law, Lara, addressed supporters in South Carolina She said voters are 'furious' at Trump's 'persecution' and would support the Republican National Committee paying his hefty legal bills 

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Donald Trump's daughter-in-law said she thinks voters would support having the Republican National Committee (RNC) pay the former president's ballooning legal fees.

Lara Trump - married to Eric Trump - told supporters on Wednesday at a campaign event in South Carolina that she thought the idea would get broad support among Republican voters who see his legal cases as 'an attack'.

She added that she was not familiar with the RNC's rules about paying Donald Trump's legal fees which now top half a billion dollars as well as the millions he has spent on lawyers. 

But she said: 'That's why people are furious right now. And they see the attacks against him. They feel like it´s an attack not just on Donald Trump but on this country. So yeah I think that is a big interest to people, absolutely.'

But a spokesperson for former president Trump later told ABC News that 'absolutely none' of the RNC's funds would be spent on his legal bills. 

Last week Trump called for the removal of the current RNC leaders and suggested that Lara Trump take their place as co-chair, alongside Michael Whatley, the current chair of the North Carolina GOP.  

Speaking at a campaign event ahead of the South Carolina primary, Lara Trump said she believed the GOP voters would support using RNC funds for Donald Trump's legal bills

Speaking at a campaign event ahead of the South Carolina primary, Lara Trump said she believed the GOP voters would support using RNC funds for Donald Trump's legal bills

She said she would fight 'fire with dynamite' if she was made co-chair of the RNC

She said she would fight 'fire with dynamite' if she was made co-chair of the RNC

The RNC is the primary committee of the Republican party, it is responsible for maintaining and developing the Republican brand as well as fundraising and election strategy. 

It is funded with donations from the public, with the money intended to go towards the presidential race once a Republican candidate has been selected. 

But Lara said on Wednesday that 'every

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