Rob Smith

In addition to Lowe and Gesiotto, Smith will also be a frequent voice across The First’s platforms. After serving for five years in the United States Army with two tours in the Middle East, Smith was awarded the Army Commendation Medal and the Combat Infantry Badge. Following his time with the military, Smith “came out” as a conservative in 2018 with a profile in the Daily Mail. As a political commentator, he has been seen on CNN, FOX News, and NBC News and has spoken at Yale University, Google, Deutsche Bank, Vanderbilt University, and more.

Gay Republicans are not the enemy

The official Texas GOP has excluded the Log Cabin Republicans, a gay and lesbian group, from being able to have a booth at the state convention. It’s caused outrage, and Rob Smith explains why gay Republicans are not the enemy and in fact are the key to future success for the GOP.