Center for the Study of Politics and Governance
April 12, 2016 - 12:00 pm CDT
- 1:15 pm
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
The Republican Party has taken a sharp and angry populist turn. Gone is the optimism and constructive policy agenda that Ronald Reagan offered and the efforts of Jack Kemp and others to address the tangible kitchen-table worries of Americans. Peter Wehner has served in the last three Republican administrations and is one of the most creative thinkers in the Republican Party. He lays out a new direction for today's GOP that draws on conservative principles and speaks to everyday Americans.