2 feuding Vegas-area GOP factions heading for state showdown
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Feuding factions of the Las Vegas-area Republican Party have emerged from separate meetings with slates of officers.
But the head of the state GOP said Wednesday that only one set will be seated at a statewide leadership meeting next month.
Party chief Michael McDonald says that will be the Clark County Republican Central Committee group headed by Jesse Law.
Law is a former aide to the state GOP and former President Donald Trump’s Nevada campaign who acknowledges support from members associated with the extremist Proud Boys.
A separate faction held a virtual meeting Tuesday and elected state Sen. Carrie Buck as chairwoman. Before she was elected, Buck characterized Law’s group as an “insurgency.”
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