A woman will become the next chair of the Republican National Committee.
FOX's Rachel Sutherland reports from Washington:
Ronna Romney McDaniel, the niece of 2012 Presidential nominee Mitt Romney, was elected by members of the RNC at a meeting in Washington.
The 43-year-old replaces Reince Priebus, who's leaving the post to serve as chief of staff in the Trump White House.
McDaniel gained favor with then- candidate Donald Trump, when she supported him in spite of a feud with her uncle. McDaniel is the first female RNC chair in three decades.
In Washington, Rachel Sutherland, FOX News.
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