Former President Donald Trump is expected to address the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Florida, next week. A reliable source confirmed this news on Saturday.
Donald Trump to address CPAC
The CPAC meeting will take place in Orlando, Florida from 25 to 28 February, with Trump speaking on February 28. This event would be Trump’s first public, on-camera appearance since he left office last month. Trump has been a CPAC regular appearing there in 2011 for the first time, years before he became a presidential candidate.
The spokesman for the American Conservative Union, Ian Walters confirmed that Trump will deliver a keynote speech at the group’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Feb. 28.
“He’ll talk about the future of the Republican party and the conservative movement,” the source reportedly said. “Also look for the 45th president to take on President [Joe] Biden’s disastrous amnesty and border policies.”
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In recent weeks, Trump has expressed anger at top Republicans who opposed him, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; Sen. John Thune, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate; and GOP political operative Karl Rove, according to people aware of the issue.The CPAC lineup includes many potential presidential candidates, such as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem. However, former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley and former Vice-President Mike Pence are not on the CPAC speaker list.
Almost all popular TV channels will do a Livestream of the CPAC event on their respective YouTube channels. And you can also watch the live stream video here in the same article just ahead of the event.
Former President Donald Trump is expected to take to the stage at around 3:40pm EST (8.40pm GMT) on Sunday.
Scenes in Florida ahead of Trump’s speech:
JUST IN: People gathering outside Hyatt hotel to welcome President Trump to CPAC as he is scheduled to deliver his most-awaiting speech. pic.twitter.com/a2c7FjWssf
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) February 28, 2021
UPDATE: CPAC website is down for some internet uses with a 503 server error ahead of Trump’s speech.