MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Is Teasing A Big GOP Run - And People Have Thoughts




 

Conspiracy theorypeddler and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is considering a run for Republican National Committee chair and mulled a bid to face current chair Ronna McDaniel as she seeks reelection in January.

Lindell, who has rallied behind former President Donald Trump in recent years and supported his attempts to overturn the 2020 election, weighed in on whether he'd pit himself against McDaniel in a chance to become RNC head in an address to his FrankSpeech TV crowd this week.

The proposed run comes after McDaniel, the RNC chair since 2017, told committee members on a call that she's running to head the party again after hopes of a "red wave" in the midterm elections fizzled out earlier this month, Politico reported.

Lindell has previously had sharp criticism for McDaniel, who he alleged played a role in his failure to file an election fraud case with the Supreme Court.

He said this week that he would be open to a run for RNC leadership.

"We need someone everybody, and I would step into that, if God willing," Lindell said.

Lindell confirmed to HuffPost that he is set to make an announcement on Monday regarding whether he'll challenge McDaniel.

Lindell said McDaniel's leadership has involved failures and claimed she has done nothing to address "election integrity."

He tied his frustration with McDaniel's leadership to when she acknowledged President Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election and the response to recent voting issues in Arizona - which officials said did not deny people the right to vote in the state.

"Every one I've talked to of these state chairs, they need new leadership," Lindell said in an interview with HuffPost on Friday. "I don't know if this is a paid position, nor do I care. I want to help save our country."

He emphasized that the RNC needs to be run like a business, something he said he knows how to do.

McDaniel did not immediately respond to a HuffPost request for comment.

Twitter users weighed in on Lindell's potential future with the RNC and joked that the Republican Party could become the "Pillow Party."

Related...

  • Donald Trump Drags Kari Lake Into His Latest Conspiracy Spiel

  • Stephen King Swats Elon Musk In 'MyPillow' Fight On Twitter

  • Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Meets Katie Hobbs, Offers Congratulations On Win

COMMENTS

More Related News

Trump, potential 2024 GOP contenders respond to Biden
Trump, potential 2024 GOP contenders respond to Biden's State of the Union

Their responses offered an early preview of how they might run against Biden, their likely opponent in 2024.

Feisty Biden offers bipartisan vision while still triggering Republicans
Feisty Biden offers bipartisan vision while still triggering Republicans

The president hailed successes and even got the GOP cheering for entitlement programs in what looked like an unofficial re-election campaign launch

Trump unleashes attacks on Biden in State of the Union response
Trump unleashes attacks on Biden in State of the Union response

Former President Donald Trump uncorked a gusher of attacks on President Joe Biden on Tuesday, offering a bleak rebuke to Biden's State of the Union message.

In Republican response to Biden
In Republican response to Biden's State of the Union, a vow to block the president's agenda

GOP leaders pledged to fight Biden over State of the Union topics like the debt ceiling, China, inflation, immigration, and other 2024 issues.

'Hot air': Marjorie Taylor Greene in State of the Union balloon stunt

Republican extremist appears to reference Chinese surveillance dirigible by parading halls of Congress with white balloon

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

Top News: Europe