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Mar 02 2015
OPINION: CPAC, freedom and saving the country
Attendees of last week’s Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC), the nation’s largest conference for conservatives, heard a few tried and true conservative messages from potential presidential candidates and activists alike — calls for lower taxes, more freedom for business, a strong national defense, the importance of killing the enemy and the need for a serious foreign policy.Washington Times
Feb 27 2015
CPAC Conservatives Skeptical Of Another Bush
When he speaks here Friday, Jeb Bush isn’t likely to win over many hearts and minds at the Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual gathering of activists and party leaders near Washington.HuffPost
Feb 22 2021
Trump to Speak at CPAC
Former President Donald Trump has announced that he will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday.
While it is unknown whether or not Trump will run again in 2024, Trump advisors expect him to use the speech to say he is "still in charge" of the GOP and to criticize President Joe Biden's immigration policy.The Guardian Washington Examiner Insider
Mar 13 2013
CPAC muddle mirrors GOP mess
Its not hard to make fun of CPAC. From the presence of Donald Trump to a meaningless straw poll to a cavalcade of fringe-dwelling book merchants, the event has become more carnival than conservative salon.Politico
Mar 01 2021
Trump Speaks at CPAC
Former President Donald Trump spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Sunday in his first major speech since President Joe Biden’s inauguration. Trump repeated the false claim that he won the 2020 presidential election several times and teased a 2024 run. Trump also criticized Biden’s immigration policies and attacked Republicans who voted in favor of impeachment,Reuters Washington Examiner Politico
Mar 17 2013
Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll on Saturday marking an early indicator of conservative support ahead of the next presidential election in 2016.HuffPost
Mar 06 2019
Old and New Claims in Trump’s CPAC Address
In a two-hour address to the Conservative Political Action Conference on March 2, President Donald Trump made questionable and false claims about the fight against ISIS, tariffs and African American income. He also repeated a bevy of claims we’ve debunked before.
Trump claimed a general, whom he “had to fire,” told him it would take “two years” to retake all of the land once held by theFactCheck.org
Mar 15 2013
LaPierre CPAC SpeechHuffPost Washington Times CNN (Online News)
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
Aug 07 2022
Trump baselessly claims that Jan. 6 instigators and Gretchen Whitmer kidnap plot were 'fake' in CPAC speech, video shows
Donald Trump said Capitol riot instigators and the plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer were "fake" in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday.
The former president made the comments after talking about the January 6 Congressional hearings, which he called a "one-sided witch hunt."
"As another example, the sting they didInsider