A GOP lawyer who advised former President Donald Trump in his campaign to overturn the 2020 election results is among speakers planned for a South Carolina gathering billed as a must-stop on the road to the state's primary. The state GOP announced Wednesday that longtime Republican lawyer Cleta Mitchell was scheduled to participate in next month's First in the South Republican Action Conference.
The Republican National Committee is formulating its 2024 presidential nominating calendar and a key figure says he doesn't anticipate any major changes to the order of early-state contests. South Carolina GOP Chairman Drew McKissick told The Associated Press on Monday that he felt the party's voting calendar would stay the same for the next cycle. He spoke ahead of meetings this week with the other members of the RNC's Presidential Primary Process Committee.