Pauls was joined for her announcement by House Speaker Ray Merrick, other GOP legislators and state Republican Chairman Kelly Arnold.
Kansas Rep. Pauls joins Republican Party →
"We're in a cozy corner," Kansas delegate Kelly Arnold said. "We understand it's all about logistics. We're a solid red state, so if they need to give another state a little more preference to help bring them along, that's fine."
Political pecking order doesn’t sit well with some states →