The decision came only weeks after the justices heard oral arguments in the politically sensitive case that put the high court in the middle of the 2024 presidential election.
Since 1988 when frontloading a significant number of states on a single day became popularized in the GOP primary, it has been decisive in determining the nominee.
The order from the court on Wednesday keeps Trump's prosecution in the Jan. 6 case on hold.
The decision is not a surprise. McDaniel previously said she'd step down after the South Carolina primary, which was held Saturday.
Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is struggling in her home state's Republican primary polls, but residents say she has broad support in her hometown of Bamberg.
In Horry County, South Carolina, a squabble over who is the official county party sheds light on struggles the GOP faces more broadly in 2024.
In an interview with NPR, Nikki Haley says in a rematch between President Biden and former President Donald Trump, Biden is a bigger threat. But she's hoping she presents voters with another option.
A New York judge has ordered former President Donald Trump and executives at the Trump Organization to pay over $364 million.
Keith's death shined a new spotlight on his music, particularly political anthem "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue," best known for its lyric: "We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way."
Special counsel Jack Smith urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to let former President Donald Trump's 2020 election interference case proceed to trial without further delay.