For someone who once described himself as “very pro-choice,” Mr. Trump’s transformation into a champion of the anti-abortion cause is a remarkable political evolution.
The selection of Kay Coles James suggested that Heritage was trying to regroup after struggling to find footing in President Trump’s Washington.
James O’Keefe has long struggled for respect from the media and acceptance from the conservative movement. But now he has an ally in the Oval Office.
Mr. Franks, who made his name with strident social conservatism and adamant opposition to abortion in all forms, would be the third lawmaker to step down from office this week.
Groups like the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity are trying to convince ordinary Americans that this is good for them too.
Ben Shapiro, who has been called the voice of the conservative millennial movement, is trying to define conservatism at a time when its meaning is up for grabs.