Kirk, Charlie

About Charlie Kirk is a young, conservative activist whose organization, Turning Point USA (TPUSA), was involved with the Jan. 6 rally in Washington, D.C., that preceded the insurrection. In 2012, Kirk founded TPUSA, which aims to “identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the principles of freedom, free markets, and limited government,” according to … Read more


Students for Trump

About Students for Trump is an advocacy group based in Phoenix, Arizona and founded by Ryan Fournier and John Lambert in 2015. Since Turning Point USA acquired Students for Trump in July 2019, it has been led by Charlie Kirk. Students for Trump is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit subsidiary of Turning Point Action, also a 501(c)(4) … Read more


Trump, Donald J.

Donald Trump is a businessman who served one term as president of the U.S., holding office from Jan. 20, 2017–Jan. 20, 2021. He was the first president in U.S. history with no prior experience in government or the military, and by the end of his term in office, he also became the first president to be impeached twice.


Turning Point USA

About Turning Point USA (TPUSA) is a right-wing nonprofit founded in 2012 “to identify, educate, train, and organize” high school and college students to uphold “the principles of freedom, free markets, and limited government.” In 2019, it expanded its 501(c)(4) political action organization, Turning Point Action (TPA), with the acquisition of Students for Trump, a … Read more