Mitt Romney’s niece risks losing out on family fortune to be Trump delegate

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At least one member of the Romney family will be voting for Donald Trump.

Ronna Romney McDaniel, niece of 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a virulent Trump critic, will vote for the front-runner at the Republican National Convention.

McDaniel, chair of the Michigan Republican Party, appeared on Fox News’ “The Kelly File” to say she’s a delegate and she’s pledged her vote for Trump at the convention in July.

She wasn’t as eager to inform her famous uncle, though.

“I left that up to my dad to tell my uncle,” she told host Megyn Kelly. “That was not a phone call I wanted to make.”

“I’m pretty sure I’m out of the will at this point,” she joked.

McDaniel said she remains neutral in the primary but will bind herself to the majority vote in Michigan — Trump won the state with 36.5 percent of the vote.

“We want those voters engaged in the process,” she said. “So as an RNC delegate, I chose to bind myself to the majority vote of Michigan. I remain neutral as chair, but I will be a Trump delegate in Cleveland.”

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