"Conservative Texans must remain vigilant and learn to adapt or they will lose their state to Democratic politicians, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) reportedly told a group of Republicans over the weekend.
Texas will be “a Democratic state within 10 years” if Republicans fail to reach out to more voters, the Kentucky senator told the group in Houston, according to reports of the event.
The senator, who has expressed similarsentiments before, said party leaders in the state need to learn to adapt with the times and to be the party of inclusion.
“That means we evolve. It doesn’t mean we give up on what we believe in, but it means we have to be a welcoming party,” Paul said Saturday at an event hosted by the Harris County Republican Party. “We have to welcome people of all races. We need to welcome people of all classes — business class, working class.”
He said the Republican Party needs to focus outreach efforts on traditionally ignored voting blocs........."