Donald Trump made a surprise visit to the headquarters of the Republican National Committee in Washington on Thursday, where he met with party chairman Reince Priebus.
It was not immediately clear what the two talked about or who requested the sitdown, but Trump later tweeted that it was a “very nice meeting.” “Looking forward to bringing the party together,” the Republican presidential hopeful wrote. “And it will happen!”
Trump was in Washington for a meeting with campaign advisers, including his foreign policy team. Word of Trump’s meeting with the RNC was first reported by Politico.
Trump’s relationship with the Republican Party has been somewhat rocky.
Shortly after Trump launched his presidential campaign in June with a series of controversial comments about Mexican immigrants, Priebus reportedly urged Trump to “tone it down” in a phone call. Trump subsequently disputed those claims. The pair spoke in September when Priebus visited Trump Tower. At that meeting, Priebus got Trump to sign a loyalty pledge wherein he promised to support the party’s nominee if he loses the primary. In return, Trump said he received assurances the party would treat him fairly.
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