Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News he is hosting an event on Friday in Iowa, bringing black and Hispanic Evangelical leaders and Republican Party leaders like Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Priebus to foster a conversation about how the GOP can win the votes of those communities.
“The chairman is here, and the vice chairman is here,” Paul said in a phone interview. “I’ve organized a meeting because I want them to hear directly from African American ministers and Hispanic ministers on what they think is the best way for the Republican Party to extend their vote in both groups.”
Despite all the political consultants in the GOP talking about connecting the party with minority communities, not much has actually been done on that front. Paul said he thinks there are lots of issues through which the GOP and conservatives can connect with blacks and Hispanics, and this type of event in Iowa is the front through which to do it.