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Ryan Binkley Says Republicans Can’t Win Running with the Same Playbook

Businessman and Pastor Turned Presidential Candidate Has 50,000 Donors & Message Needed To Get To Second Debate & Win

DALLAS, TEXAS (Aug. 29, 2023)–Presidential candidate Ryan Binkley has already exceeded the number of donors needed to qualify for the second Republican presidential debate and is gaining momentum in the polls as he tells voters from Iowa to New Hampshire why the current crop of candidates won’t cut it.

“The Republican Party has lost or underperformed in three of the last four general elections, and right now most candidates have not offered any significant policy differences than former President Donald Trump,” Binkley said in a recent message to supporters. “It’s time to throw out the playbook and not just run the same play with a different leader. People are ready for something new. We need to go beyond 46% of the popular vote Donald Trump got in the last two elections. We haven’t had a candidate transcend our party since Ronald Reagan. How do we grow the party? How do we connect to urban America, the black voter, the Hispanic voter, the college student? The Republican party doesn’t have the right message. I have the right message. I will lead as president to unite our country. There’s a movement happening.“

Binkley has seen interest in his vision rise sharply this month, as evidenced by an increase in donations, poll number and media appearances. After talking to thousands of voters about expanding the tent of the Republican party, Binkley now has more than 50,000 unique donors who have contributed to his campaign, surpassing the amount required to join the second primary debate on Sept. 27 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. He also received at least 1% of the votes in a national poll and two separate Iowa polls that meet the requirements of the Republican National Committee, and he’s sharing his message over and over during interviews on national news outlets including CNN, ABC, Fox Business Network, NewsNation and Newsmax.

“There are five reasons why Republicans can’t win unless we change,” Binkley said. “No. 1: We lost our mission financially. No. 2: We quit caring about the poor, the immigrant, the young woman in crisis. No 3: We fell into cancel culture by threatening to defund the FBI, the Department of Justice, the CIA. No. 4: We forgot a strong defense is to stay out of war. No. 5: We gave up on urban America, immigrants and college students. My message is about the people who feel overlooked.”

Binkley said the path to prosperity and peace is to work together, and he intends to lead a bipartisan effort to implement his 7-Year Economic RESCUE Plan to balance the budget and begin paying down the national debt and his Border Security and Dignity Plan that stops the flow of fentanyl and human trafficking while providing a path for undocumented immigrants to obtain legal work status. 

“If we don’t lead with financial wisdom, we don’t have much relevance,” said Binkley, co-founder and CEO of the Dallas-area mergers and acquisitions firm Generational Group, which has sold over 8 billion dollars’ worth of businesses. 

“I’m running because of a vision to really change the culture of our country and create a new era for America,” said Binkley, who co-founded Create Church with his wife, Ellie, to care for all members of the community through teaching God’s word, urban missions, food drives, youth ministry and marriage support. “People think Republicans don’t care about those who are hurting in society. We have to change this narrative. I care. I am leading this charge to connect to all people.”

As the founder of The Way to Freedom nonprofit, Binkley has combined the wisdom of a businessman and the heart of a pastor to generate fresh, creative ideas to foster unity and solve our nation’s problems.

“Seventy percent of the Republican party is over 50 years old,” Binkley said. “Ninety percent of urban America and 70% of college students are voting Democrat. If we don’t do something different, we can’t win.”

Members of the media are invited to follow Binkley on the campaign trail, view his online press kit, and schedule a one-on-one interview by contacting his campaign press office at or 214-494-1792.