Few Republican groups have had as meteoric a rise as Turning Point USA. A bigger problem for Kirk and Turning Point, however, is that they may be losing the confidence of their most important supporter: Trump. And Ron may not care, but Trump notices.”I love President Trump and support him for 2024. Turning Point USA Founder Charlie KirkTrump Jr., a close Kirk ally, pushed back on the notion of any discord. The most notable loss was gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake, who filled her campaign with former Turning Point employees.