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Mar 01 2021
CPAC Is Still Trump’s, But Something Has Changed
In February 2017, I attended my first Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Donald Trump was fresh off a stunning victory in the 2016 presidential election and it was very easy to tell he had all the energy, vim, and support of the attendees. What was less certain at the time was how Trump would govern and whether his control of the Republican Party would be a longstanding feature,The Federalist
Feb 28 2015
12 key moments of CPAC
Republican presidential hopefuls - and some media stars - addressed a gathering near D.C.
Here's what you need to know:CNN (Online News)
Feb 24 2021
Top Republicans split on Trump's CPAC appearance
Top Republicans are split on President Trump’s first post-presidential appearance at a key meeting of conservatives in Florida this week.
“I don’t believe he should be playing a role in the future of the party,” House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney told reporters Wednesday.
Trump is slated to speak at the annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action ConferenceWashington Examiner
Feb 25 2021
As CPAC Begins, Trump Still Looms Large
Even though he's no longer president, Trump is set to directly and indirectly dominate the event.
Donald Trump may not be president, but he’s still headlining CPAC.
The former president will once again be the marquee event at the Conservative Political Action Conference beginning Thursday in Orlando, Fla. Trump’s Sunday speech will be his first post-presidential appearance, andNational Review
Feb 27 2023
DeSantis moves toward GOP presidential bid on his own terms
Republican presidential contenders typically fight for prime speaking slots at the Conservative Political Action Conference. But as conservative activists gather in suburban Washington this week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will be courting donors more than a thousand miles away in Texas and California.
The apparent CPAC snub is nothing new for DeSantis, who has emerged in the early phaseAssociated Press
Mar 01 2019
CPAC: The Fight Against Online Censorship
Raheem Kassam had what I wanted — a ticket to his Saturday night invitation-only CPAC party — and he also had something else I wanted, a newsworthy quote: “I think we’re winning.”
A former editor for Breitbart who is now a fellow at the Claremont Institute, Kassam was talking about the Left’s campaign to silence conservative voices on social media. That campaign ensnared him this week,The American Spectator
Feb 25 2017
At CPAC, Conservatives Settle Into Their New Role
These are good times to be a conservative. They control the White House and both houses of Congress and are on the verge of retaking a reliable majority on the Supreme Court. As activists gathered outside Washington this week for the Conservative Political Action Conference, known as CPAC, they were still processing what it all meant. And they began facing what could be their biggest challengeNew York Times (News)
Feb 24 2017
Trump returns to CPAC for victory lap
President Donald Trump credited a crowd of right-wing activists with his unlikely political success Friday, telling a rapturous crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference he first thought about running after his speech there six years ago.CNN (Online News)
Feb 22 2021
Trump to bash Biden immigration policy in CPAC keynote
Former President Donald Trump intends to attack President Biden's “disastrous amnesty and border policies” in a keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference, his first public speaking engagement since leaving office, a source told the Washington Examiner.
Trump is scheduled to speak on the afternoon of Feb. 28, the final day of the conference, to be held in Orlando,Washington Examiner
Feb 14 2023
Gov. Kristi Noem Signs Law Banning Puberty Blockers, Surgery for Trans Youth in South Dakota
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem speaks during the CPAC in Dallas, Texas on July 11, 2021. (Brandon Bell/Getty Images) Gov. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) signed the “Help Not Harm” bill into law on Monday, effectively banning certain medical and surgical interventions, such as puberty blockers and genital surgery, for trans youth. The new law, which takes effect July 1, prohibits health care providersThe Epoch Times