Posts tagged: Tom Pauken

Trump’s Star Predicted to Fade


Written by Chad Groening

Tom Pauken, former chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, predicts that Donald Trump will go the GOP convention with “a lot of votes,” but Pauken is unsure it will be enough to “lock up” the nomination.

“I still believe that you’re going to see an alternative to Trump,” he tells OneNewsNow.

Trump, 69, is still enjoying a comfortable lead in the crowded field of GOP candidates. RealClearPolitics shows Trump with a 12-point lead in an “RCP average” of six polls.… Continue Reading

Kasich’s Chances? As Good as Anybody’s


Conservative political pundits are weighing in on John Kasich’s chances in the heavy-traffic race for the GOP presidential nomination.

Written by Chad Groening

With Tuesday’s announcement at The Ohio State University, Governor Kasich becomes the 16th and perhaps final Republican to officially enter the 2016 presidential sweepstakes. He enters the race with an impressive resume – a successful governor handily elected to a second term, and a former congressman who worked on foreign policy matters. But a number of analysts believe the Ohio governor waited too long, as he is only polling at 1.5 percent in a RealClearPolitics average of GOP presidential polls.… Continue Reading