As grassroots Republicans continue their statewide road tour to lobby 517 county GOP officers and other central committee members to vote to end open primaries for their party, leaders of that effort are celebrating their successes and the most recent big-name recruit to their cause, Tom Tancredo.
Former CO House GOP Leader: Prez of Colo Mesa Univ. Joins Benson, Brown in Hurting Republican Brand
Last week’s appointment of John Marshall as president of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction kicked up some dust on both sides of the Continental Divide.
Ultra-conservative CPAC conference has Colorado connections
The 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference kicked off today in Maryland. It features a lengthy list of speakers and panels, including NRA President Wayne LaPierre, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Vice President Mike Pence. You can watch the livestream here. Coloradans, though, may be more interested in tomorrow’s program, which not only features former Congressman Bob Beauprez interviewing two Trump cabinet members, but also two live events taking place locally at Lakewood’s Colorado Christian University. Tickets for the Friday events at CCU are available here. Here’s a rundown of all the Colorado-related events:
Be prepared for GOP “smears” against Tancredo, say conservatives
“This election, I promise you, establishment Republicans will be digging up any dirt on Tom,” said KNUS radio host Chuck Bonniwell during a show last month, referring to Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo.
The Colorado GOP’s circular firing squad, 2017 edition
Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Robinson, who’s Mitt Romney’s nephew, told KNUS’ Dan Caplis Monday that he and four other Republican candidates agreed at a forum that they won’t “do the circular firing squad,” and, instead, they’ll “try to be supportive” of one another.
Beauprez tells radio hosts he’d “very much enjoy” Secretary of Interior job
In what appear to be his most extensive comments yet on his possible appointment as Trump’s Secretary of Interior, former Colorado Congressman Bob Beauprez told KOA 850-AM listeners this morning why he’d be a good fit for the job.