We will see you soon." U.S. President Donald Trump will appear in public for the first time since leaving office last month, speaking at a meeting of the U.S. Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC.
A source familiar with Trump's plans told Reuters, "he’ll be talking about the future of the Republican Party and the conservative movement." His address will come as his Republican party appears riven between a faction unwaveringly loyal to the 45th President, and another seeking to put Trump behind them.
The former reality TV star's tumultuous four years in office were capped off by his second impeachment trial, this time on charges he incited an insurrection that lead to the violent Capitol riot on January 6th.
Ten Republican representatives and seven Republican senators sided with Democratic lawmakers against Trump.
Even though he voted to acquit, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a blistering speech blaming Trump for the violence.
"President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of the day." That widened an already growing gulf between the ex-president and the most powerful elected Republican in the country.
The CPAC forum is a chance for political hopefuls and presidential contenders to prove their conservative bonafides.
This year's speaker list includes former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem.
Notably absent from the event are two high-profile Republicans who were once close allies of Trump: former Vice President Mike Pence, and former U.N.
Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner talked with CNN’s Jake Tapper about how former President Donald Trump abused the trust of his supporters by continuing to push the big lie about the 2020 election.
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Even though Joe Biden was known as a pragmatic dealmaker, he has taken a bold, radical approach to the beginning of his presidency. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains Biden’s unexpected direction in the wake of the post-Trump era and Covid-19.
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said she would back her onetime boss, former President Donald Trump, if he decides to run for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination again in 2024 and not mount a bid against him. Punch Bowl News founder Anna Palmer tells CNN why she thinks this might be.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar speaks with Democratic Delegate of Guam Michael San Nicholas about bringing some of Guam’s National Guard members to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-GA) office after she referred to Guam as a foreign country despite its status as a US territory during CPAC.
CNN’s David Chalian says that Sen. John Cornyn’s (R-TX) questioning whether or not President Joe Biden is being controlled by his staff and not really in charge is another example of the GOP trying to find a way to attack Biden, something they have yet to be successful at thus far.
CNN’s John Avlon breaks down Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for corporations to stay out of politics, after companies such as Delta and Coke vocalized objections to Georgia’s new voting law.
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CNN’s Erin Burnett reacts to an opinion article published by former Vice President Mike Pence that made claims about what happened in the 2020 election and was filled with attacks on a Democratic elections reform bill known as HR 1.
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia told CNN that the deadly attack on January 6th at the US Capitol “changed” him, saying, “you can’t have this many people split to where they want to go to war with each other” as he calls for Democrats and Republicans to work together on top legislative priorities in a divided Washington.
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley praised former President Donald Trump’s CPAC speech, after previously telling Politico magazine in an interview following the Capitol riot that Trump “went down a path he shouldn’t have, and we shouldn’t have followed him.”
The coronavirus pandemic is ravaging North and South Dakota, as Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) is ignoring known safety measures that have helped curb Covid-19’s spread in other places. CNN’s Lucy Kafanov speaks to a woman who lost her husband to the virus.
Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) received a standing ovation from CPAC attendees for her remarks about South Dakota’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Jonathan Reiner criticized Noem’s comments, saying that her ‘science denialism’ resulted in the spread of the deadly virus.