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‘We Expected This Was Coming’: National Review Publisher Reveals What Happened After Publishing Anti-Trump Issue


"Just got a call from a top GOP official."

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The publisher of the National Review said late Thursday that his publication had been disinvited from the Feb. 25 Houston debate after it published a special "Against Trump" issue.

Jack Fowler wrote in an announcement that a "top official with the RNC" called to break the news to him.

"The reason: Our “Against Trump“ editorial and symposium," he wrote. "We expected this was coming. Small price to pay for speaking the truth about The Donald."

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The National Review published on Thursday night a scathing editorial and essays from 22 prominent conservative thought leaders opposing the candidacy of Republican frontrunner Donald Trump.

Trump later blasted the magazine in a series of tweets, calling a "dying" publication and contending it had "lost its way."

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