On Friday, Blaze Media is teaming up with The Family Leader, a socially conservative umbrella group comprising of The Family Leader Foundation, Marriage Matters, Iowa Family PAC, and Iowans for Freedom, as well with Tucker Carlson, to bring the first Presidential summit of the 2024 election cycle.
“Blaze Media is teaming up with THE FAMiLY LEADER to bring you the first presidential forum of the 2024 Republican Primary season, hosted by Tucker Carlson,” Blaze TV tweeted.
This will be Tucker’s first major appearance since leaving Fox in April of this year.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, former Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Senator Tim Scott, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy, are scheduled to attend the summit which begins at 10am EST on Friday July 14th. No word yet if any other candidate will be joining them.
The event will be followed by a special episode of Glenn TV, when founder of The Blaze and radio show host Glenn Beck, sits down for a one on one conversation with Tucker.
The event will be available to stream live on Blaze TV, Blaze TV’s youtube channel and on roku.
The first official GOP debate is scheduled on Aug 23 in Mikwaukee and will air on Fox News Channel, as well as be available to stream on Rumble, which will be cohosting the event along with the RNC, Fox and the Young America’s Foundation.
To particpate, candidates much meet certain criteria, including polling at at least one percent in three national polls, have 40,000 unique donors, with at least 200 unique donors from 20 or more states and territories, and sign a loyality pledge to support the eventual nominee.
So far frontrunner Donald Trump has hinted that he is considering skipping at least the first debate, although a final decision has not been made.