"What’s really driving the party, though, is still a limited government conservatism," Wilson continued. "We don’t always get there by a straight line path. We don’t always get there in a direct way. But that is still what drives this party."
Wilson insisted that Trump's rise will not doom the mainstream beliefs in the party.
"I don’t think that this other stuff that Trump is toying with is really part of the mainstream conservative movement by any stretch of the imagination," he said.
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