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CPAC Organizer Denounces Critics Spotting What Looks Like Nazi SS Symbol On Stage

Matt Schlapp angrily denied any resemblance, and touted the organization's relationship with the Jewish community.
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Don Jr. Wants To Back Primary Challenges Against GOPers Who Dissed His Dad

Former President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr. said on Friday that he is considering backing "plenty" of primary challenges to Senate Republicans in next year's midterms -- likely advancing his father's effort to exact revenge on those who have crossed him. [Author: Zoe Richards]
Tags: News, Senate, Gop, Donald Trump, CPAC, Donald Trump Jr, Don Jr, Zoë Richards

2024 Republican prospects seek their own breakout moments at Trump-dominated CPAC

A slew of ambitious Republicans eyeing bids for the party's 2024 nomination used the two days ahead of former President Donald Trump's appearance at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference to begin staking their own claims as the eventual leaders of the movement built around the former President.
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2024 Republican prospects seek their own breakout moments at CPAC

• Weighing bid for California governor, Grenell to meet with Trump • Opinion: Trump has CPAC, but Biden has kryptonite • Kristi Noem gets standing ovation for Dr. Fauci dig at CPAC
Tags: News, California, Stories, Biden, Trump, Fauci, CPAC, Kristi Noem, Grenell

The Golden Trump Statue Is the Talk of CPAC. It Was Made in Mexico

The statue is a vivid illustration of how the former president is the star of the Conservative Political Action Conference taking place...
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Fact checking CPAC: speakers make false claims about the election, the Capitol attack, immigration, Covid, and The Muppets

The Conservative Political Action Conference began Friday and continued Saturday with a series of false claims about the 2020 election and many other subjects.
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New York Gov. Cuomo, Anthony Fauci become CPAC bogeyman as speakers rail against COVID restrictions

High-profile speakers at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday and Saturday railed against New York Gov. Andrew...
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Donald Trump will protest the 2020 election for years; CPAC is here to help him spread his conspiracies

This year's Conservative Political Action Conference devoted hours to the issue of "Protecting Elections" – code for "voter fraud."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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CPAC speakers tout Trump, spread debunked election claims

Highlights from Day 2 of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida.
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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: CPAC Reveals A GOP Is Fixated On ‘Cultural Grievance’ Over Policy

Hayes said conservatives were more concerned about Hasbro's upcoming gender-neutral Potato Head doll than governing.
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Trump ally Roger Stone got 'heroes welcome' outside of CPAC

CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reports on Trump ally Roger Stone's welcome at the Conservative Political Action Conference, and his response to questions about his alleged involvement with the January 6th Capitol riot.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Roger Stone, CPAC, Donie O Sullivan

Noem slams Covid shutdowns, defends South Dakota's record at CPAC

The South Dakota governor is staking herself firmly to the staunch pro-Trump lane among potential 2024 GOP contenders.
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McCarthy’s CPAC panel encapsulates how the GOP has devolved into a Trump cult

McCarthy contorts himself to praise Trump, as Trump reportedly considers denouncing him anyway.
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Trump could target Kevin McCarthy in CPAC speech: report

Former President Trump is fighting mad at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., over his support of Rep. Liz Cheney’s number...
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CPAC speaker Kristi Noem: What to know about the Governor of South Dakota

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who has gained a national profile due to her refusal to order an economic shutdown amid the coronavirus...
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Pompeo leans into pro-Trump lane in fiery CPAC speech

The potential 2024 presidential candidate and former Secretary of State made clear which lane he’s taking amid the Republican Party’s...
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Gold-colored Trump statue at CPAC draws crowd

Former President Trump has not yet made his appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), but a gold-colored statue...
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Republicans push 'blue-collar comeback' – but is the party a true friend of the worker?

Multimillionaire Trump ally and senators who oppose $15 wage rise among those promoting idea that party is for working peopleAmid the resurrection of “the big lie” about an election stolen from Donald Trump, another deceptive theme has emerged at this weekend’s rightwing gathering of the Conservative Political Action Conference: Republicans as the true party of the blue-collar worker.It was a concept promoted variously over CPAC’s first two days by, among others, a multimillionaire former govern...
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Rep. Gosar denounces 'white racism' after controversial appearance

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) denounced “white racism” at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Saturday after he caught flak...
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Trump makes fundraising moves ahead of CPAC speech

Former President Donald Trump is weighing the creation of a super PAC as he seeks to assert his authority over the Republican Party and expand his post-presidential political operation.
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Fact check: Breaking down false claims from the first day of CPAC

• Opinion: Trump has CPAC, but Biden has kryptonite • See what happened when CPAC organizers asked crowd to wear masks
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More than a dozen Republicans tell House they can't attend votes due to 'public health emergency.' They're slated to be at CPAC.

More than a dozen of former President Donald Trump's closest Republican allies in the House skipped Friday's votes and enlisted their colleagues to vote on their behalf, signing letters saying they can't attend "due to the ongoing public health emergency."
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Trump supporters and right-wing reporters wouldn't stop heckling CNN's Jim Acosta during second day of CPAC

CNN reporter Jim Acosta is confronted by gun rights activist and founder of the conservative website Liberty Hangout, Kaitlin Bennett as he attends The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando,Florida, on February 26, 2021. Kaitlin Bennett/Twitter CNN's Jim Acosta was heckled by Trump supporters and right-wing reporters during CPAC on Friday. Videos of the event show Acosta being taunted on multiple occasions. Acosta responded to the incidents on Twitter, writing: "I thou...
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Golden Trump statue turning heads at CPAC was made in … Mexico

Artist Tommy Zegan reveals figure was constructed in country the former president has assailed and demonizedA golden statue of Donald Trump that has caused a stir at the annual US gathering of conservatives was made in Mexico – a country the former president frequently demonized. Related: Mitch McConnell says he'd 'absolutely' support Trump as 2024 nominee Continue reading...
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Smerconish: Could Trump's tax returns spoil his political return?

Michael Smerconish says Biden's presidency has brought back stable foreign policy, empathy during tragedy, and reasoned policy disagreements. But as CPAC shows, this 'return to normalcy' does not appeal to everyone.
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Grenell strongly hints at run for California governor at CPAC

“If a public official is still failing to deliver on their promises, and if you can’t limit their term or recall them in time, there's...
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From dreams of the presidency to 'Flyin' Ted': How Ted Cruz became the most ridiculed senator in US politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks out of a meeting room for the lawyers of former President Donald Trump and back to the Senate floor in Washington, DC, on February 12, 2021. Jabin Botsford - Pool/Getty Images Once touted as the next president, Ted Cruz is now one of the most controversial people in Congress. The senator is back in the spotlight after taking a trip to Mexico during a deadly winter storm. Scroll down to read more about the life and career of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Visit the Business...
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Trump wants to start a new super PAC headed by former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, report says

Former Trump Campaign manager Corey Lewandowski speaks as President Donald Trump looks on during a rally at Total Sports Park in Washington, Michigan on April 28, 2018. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Trump told political advisers this week that he plans on starting a new super PAC, Politico reports. The former president reportedly wants his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to run it. Sources said nothing is confirmed yet and that Trump could still change his mind at any moment...
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Smerconish: Normalcy isn't for everyone

Michael Smerconish says Biden's presidency has brought back stable foreign policy, empathy during tragedy, and reasoned policy disagreements. But as CPAC shows, this 'return to normalcy' does not appeal to everyone.
Tags: News, Stories, Biden, MICHAEL SMERCONISH, CPAC

CPAC 2021 in full swing, with Mike Pompeo, Kristi Noem, Marco Rubio among the speakers

The Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) is in full swing on Saturday and will see a number of top names speaking about the...
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