Fallout: RNC disinvites NR from February debate after anti-Trump manifesto

Fallout: RNC disinvites NR from February debate after anti-Trump manifesto
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After National Review released its Against Trump issue, featuring a collection of essays by prominent conservatives (including Townhall’s Katie Pavlich) opposed to the selection of Donald Trump as the Republican nominee, the Republican National Committee has disinvited the magazine as a partner of the February 25 debate.

A statement from National Review publisher called the disinvitation a “small price to pay” for speaking out against Trump’s campaign and tactics.

National Review was asked by the RNC to partner in the GOP debates. … [W]e were to help moderate the pre–Super Tuesday debate…along with Salem Radio and Telemundo, the debate rescheduled for February 25.

Tonight, a top official with the RNC called me to say that National Review was being disinvited.

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