President Trump to address conservatives at CPAC

President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday at ten:20 a.m., his fifth time addressing the gathering of suitable-wing organizers and activists. The conference, which is hosted by the American Conservative...

President Trump to address conservatives at CPAC

President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday at ten:20 a.m., his fifth time addressing the gathering of suitable-wing organizers and activists.

The conference, which is hosted by the American Conservative Union, began in 1974 and has given that grown into a 4-day-long occasion with thousands of attendees. Trump's look Friday marks the fourth stop by by a sitting president.

In his 1st speech at CPAC in 2011, Trump floated the possibility of a run for the 2012 Republican nomination, a race in the end won by former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

"America today is missing excellent leadership and foreign countries have rapidly realized this," said Trump in 2011.

"[The] theory of a incredibly productive individual running for office is rarely tested since most profitable people do not want to be scrutinized or abused," he added. "This is the type of person that the country demands and we will need it now."

Six years later, Trump is the president of the United States and will be the event's most important attraction right after skipping last year's CPAC to alternatively campaign.

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Chief of Employees Reince Priebus and Vice President Mike Pence had been a handful of of the major figures to speak at the conference on Thursday.

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