Heritage Foundation President Kevin Roberts: Project 2025 framework will carry on for the next 10 years

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Citation From the June 22, 2024, edition of MSNBC's The Weekend 

SYMONE SANDERS-TOWNSEND (HOST): You told the New York Times that this plan is a plan that you, you know, is for anyone. It's not just for Donald Trump. You would like if President Biden would implement some of it, but you don't think that that's going to happen. And so, you reject the assertion that this is a plan that was cooked up specifically for the second coming of the Trump administration?

KEVIN ROBERTS (PRESIDENT, HERITAGE FOUNDATION): I appreciate that question because as your lobby shows when you walk in, you've got the word honesty and the word accuracy there. That's an honest and accurate depiction, And I'm grateful. Number one, the Heritage Foundation couldn't do that because we are nonpartisan. We can't be tied to one candidate. Secondly, we have offered a briefing of Project 2025 dating back to last year to every candidate for presidency, including President Biden.

Honest to goodness, I would have been thrilled if President Biden and his team asked for a briefing. We understand that we have differences of opinion on just about everything. But at Heritage, we believe in telling the truth with a smile on our face. But the last point I should make is that now that President Trump is the nominee and President Biden has not taken a Project 2025 briefing, President Trump is going to make decisions about policy in his administration if he wins.

Project 2025 is something that's going to transcend the next 4 years, the next 10 years. It really is for the first time in the history of the conservative movement, the apparatus for policy and personnel. That's the most important thing to remember.