Six GOP presidential candidates will attend Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. Tim Scott’s presidential forum on poverty in January, a significant show of support for the two men’s efforts to change the way Republicans talk about poverty.

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, Gov. John Kasich of Ohio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will attend the Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity in Columbia, South Carolina, which will be moderated by the new House speaker and Scott, a rising star in the party from the Palmetto State.

By: Burgess Everett, Politico

Read the full article here.

Distressed Communities Index (DCI) 

Related Posts