The head of the Republican National Committee on Sunday said former President Donald Trump “still leads the party,” even after vowing earlier this year that the committee would be neutral for the next presidential race.

Ronna McDaniel, in a radio interview with WABC-AM, cited the millions in political donations that Trump has received ahead of the 2022 midterm elections as a reason for the party’s continuing support.

“I always go back to the voters, and I think when you see the amount of people that show up to the rallies for President Trump, and this $102 million fundraising haul, I think the voters in America ― Republicans in America ― would absolutely say the president’s the most popular Republican and still leads the party,” she said.

Former President Donald Trump pumps his fist to supporters after speaking at a Turning Point Action gathering in Phoenix on July 24.

McDaniel back in January told The Associated Press that the RNC would stay “neutral” and not support Trump’s 2024 ambitions over any other prospective candidates should he run. He has not officially confirmed whether he will.

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