Whit Ayres Part 1 by CSIS published on 2019-06-27T19:30:47Z In this podcast, Dan is joined by Whit Ayres, a GOP strategist and polling expert with 30 years of experience. Whit begins the podcast by highlighting key messages from his book, 2016 and Beyond: How Republicans Can Elect a President in the New America. Whit and Dan then discuss how President Donald Trump managed to win the presidential election in 2016 despite projected odds through his appeal as an outsider. Dan and Whit make predictions about the future of the Republican Party and its potential to galvanize minority populations, particularly Hispanic voters. Whit also highlights three common, ineffective scenarios that campaigns should avoid in today’s political climate.