Texas Tribune Festival: Panelists examine grassroots appeal of GOP’s presidential nominee

Katie Keenan

The road to winning the Republican Party’s nomination for president began on a steep incline – 17 candidates vied for the same single position, one that was filled in July by none other than business and media mogul Donald Trump. The Republican nominee is known for his bombastic tone and politically incorrect statements. The Texas Tribune's 'Trumping of the Republican Party" panel brings together campaign directors and political consultants to understand the Trump phenomenon.

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