Donald Trump is privately discussing endorsing his daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, to be the co-chair of the Republican National Committee.
Why it matters
This event is significant as it reflects Donald Trump's continued influence within the Republican Party and his efforts to shape the leadership of the RNC.
What the papers say
The New York Times reports that Donald Trump is privately discussing endorsing Lara Trump for the co-chair position, while The Independent also confirms that Trump is considering supporting Lara Trump for the role. However, Business Insider UK focuses more on the potential replacement of RNC chair Ronna McDaniel and the party's financial challenges.
How we got here
Ronna McDaniel, the current chair of the Republican National Committee, has faced pressure to step down amid concerns about the party's finances and strained relations with Donald Trump.
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