• Trump's grip on GOP activist class on display at Texas conclave

    1 day ago - By Politico

    DALLAS - There's a power struggle underway to be the face of the Republican Party in 2024 - but you wouldn't know it from attending CPAC Texas.
    There was no Ron DeSantis. Mike Pence was nowhere to be found. Nikki Haley? Negative. Mike Pompeo? Nope.
    It was all about Donald J. Trump, who didn't have to share the spotlight with a cast of potential presidential primary rivals, as he has at some other top conservative gatherings this year.
    Unlike CPAC's Orlando event in February - and the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Nashville conference in June - the weekend gathering was missing most of the...
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