Press Release from Tennessee Republican Party, Jan. 14, 2011:
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – Today, members of the Republican National Committee elected Reince Priebus as their new Chairman at the RNC Winter Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland. Attending the meeting were Tennessee’s three voting members, Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney, National Committeeman John Ryder, and National Committeewoman Peggy Lambert. Their statements are below:
“There were some quality candidates today, but I am very encouraged that our Party is unifying behind our new Chairman Reince Priebus. Chairman Priebus will help lead the fight in restoring conservative principles in our country, and that begins with firing Barack Obama next year,” said Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney.
“Chairman Priebus has an impeccable track record of maximizing the grassroots arm of our Party in order to win elections. We look forward to working with Reince over the next two years to continue the progress we have made,” said Tennessee National Committeeman John Ryder of Memphis.
“Today is a new beginning for our Party with the election of Reince Priebus as the new RNC Chairman. I’m eager to work with our new Chairman to spread our conservative message across the country,” said Tennessee National Committeewoman Peggy Lambert of Maryville.
Reince Priebus currently serves as the Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman.