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One Clear Number Shows That Trumpism Will Continue To Dominate The GOP

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Hayden Daniel Deputy & Opinion Editor
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Many commentators and political operatives have heralded former President Donald Trump’s defeat in 2020 as the end of his political career, as well as of the ideological grip he has held on the party over the past five years. There are signs, however, that Trump’s time as the standard-bearer of the GOP may not be over just yet.

Trump enjoyed a considerable amount of support in the Conservative Political Action Conference’s (CPAC) 2024 presidential straw poll, easily defeating the other Republican candidates, but a poll concerning Trump’s policy approach may provide a better idea of how influential Trump and his movement will be in the coming years.