Chuck Todd Blasts His Own Net­work On-Air For Hir­ing For­mer RNC Chair Ron­na McDaniel

Chuck Todd Blasts His Own Network On-Air For Hiring Former RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel

NBC News chief polit­i­cal ana­lyst Chuck Todd slammed his net­work dur­ing a Sun­day broad­cast of “Meet the Press” after NBC hired for­mer Repub­li­can Nation­al Com­mit­tee Chair­woman Ron­na McDaniel as a paid con­trib­u­tor.
Todd dis­cussed McDaniel’s hir­ing with jour­nal­ist Kris­ten Welk­er, who recent­ly sat down with McDaniel for an inter­view on the rela­tion­ship between the Trump cam­paign and the RNC in the after­math of the 2020 elec­tion. McDaniel stepped down from her role as chair of the RNC fol­low­ing a pri­vate meet­ing in Feb­ru­ary with for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, who tapped her to lead the par­ty after his 2016 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion vic­to­ry.
“Let me deal with the ele­phant in the …