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Charlie Kirk Foster Friess Turning Point USA

Meet at convention

27 Aug, 2012

Kirk is about to leave the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa when he spots Friess in a stairwell and pitches him on his idea of starting a grass-roots organization to rival liberal groups such as Kirk receives funds from Friess three weeks later. Freiss:

He impressed me with his capacity to lead, intelligence, and love for America. I instantly knew I wanted to support him.