Texas Tribune Festival: Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin speaks on campaign in Q&A


Fair goers check out Minnesota's Independence Party tent Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn. The party is hoping to hitch a ride on the "Never Trump" movement back to glory as a major party. Evan McMullin, the face of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump, will represent Minnesota's Independence Party on the ballot. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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Independent candidate for president Evan McMullin speaks in a one-on-one discussion at 2016 Texas Tribune Festival Sunday morning, moderated by Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith. McMullin, a former CIA operations officer and Republican Party member, entered the presidential election in August, speaking against Donald Trump's nomination as the Republican Party candidate for president. McMullin is expected to speak about his campaign and speak against Trump's campaign, considering himself as an alternative to Trump.

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