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Rep. Zeldin to Declare RNC Chair Intentions Wednesday

Over the weekend, outgoing Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., announced he is now “seriously considering” a run at heading the Republican National Committee.

“I’ve been seriously considering your requests to run for RNC Chair,” Zeldin tweeted Sunday. “I will announce my decision at 8am EST on December 7th, waiting until Wednesday to keep the focus on the Georgia runoff. If you live in Georgia, please vote for @HerschelWalker!”

Zeldin, who lost to Democrat Gov. Kathy Hochul, ran one of New York’s closest gubernatorial races in two decades, Breitbart reported. Afterward, as Zeldin’s media consultant, John Brabender, recalls, the congressman’s office began “fielding calls” and “talking to people” regarding a run for RNC chair.

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