What It Means To Be 'Republican'

People gather onstage July 16 as preparations take place inside Quicken Loans Arena for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The convention is set to run July 18-21.
People gather onstage July 16 as preparations take place inside Quicken Loans Arena for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The convention is set to run July 18-21. Patrick Semansky/AP
People gather onstage July 16 as preparations take place inside Quicken Loans Arena for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The convention is set to run July 18-21.
People gather onstage July 16 as preparations take place inside Quicken Loans Arena for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The convention is set to run July 18-21. Patrick Semansky/AP

What It Means To Be 'Republican'

At this crucial inflection point for the Republican party, Morning Shift talks to Republicans about what “Republican” means to them. We speak with three guests:

  • Pete Wehner is senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and recently penned an op-ed in the New York Times called “Can We Find Our Way Back to Lincoln?
  • David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) is a state representative and delegate for Ohio governor John Kasich. 
  • Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is a state representative and delegate for Texas senator Ted Cruz.