Tag Archives: CPAC

CPAC Reveals Attendee Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Axios reports: A CPAC 2020 attendee tested positive for the novel coronavirus in New Jersey on Saturday, the American Conservative Union confirmed, indicating that the attendee’s exposure to the virus took place prior to the conference. CPAC speakers included President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. “This attendee …

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Quisling Drag Queen “Lady MAGA” Attends CPAC

The New York Post reports: A veritable carnival of characters turned out this week for the movement’s biggest annual confab, the Conservative Political Action Conference at the swanky National Harbor resort just outside Washington. In the cavernous convention center, Trump superfans in 10-gallon hats mingled with student rabble-rousers and an army of wonks from the swamp’s countless conservative think tanks. …

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Nigel Farage To CPAC Crowd: Donate To Bernie Sanders

The Telegraph reports: Nigel Farage urged Republicans to donate to Bernie Sanders’ campaign to boost Donald Trump’s re-election chance as he addressed America’s largest gathering of grassroots conservatives on Friday. “You should be backing Bernie Sanders, you should be campaigning for Bernie Sanders, you should be donating money to Bernie Sanders,” he told the audience at the Conservative Political Action …

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Junior’s Girlfriend Delivers Mean Girls CPAC Speech

“I’m just having such a good time doing this because, you know, I think about the other side and the Democrats and I’m like, you know what, they’re like little wayward children on the playground running around with their pajamas on backwards. Shame. Shame. All confused. Ha ha! “Snowflakes melting. Trump derangement syndrome. No cure. Actually, I got a cure. …

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Top Republicans Audition For 2024 WH Run At CPAC

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is locked in a tough reelection battle, yet the Republicans looking to succeed him are already circling. They’re visiting early primary states, reaching out to major donors, and — in one instance — even running commercials in Iowa. But perhaps the most overt display of ambition is on display this week here at the Conservative …

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Loony Louie Gohmert At CPAC: We Don’t Know How Many “Tens Of Thousands Will Vote Illegally In Texas”

The American Independent reports: Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) took to the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference to fearmonger about nonexistent voter fraud, wrongly claiming that voter fraud is so bad that it’s possible Donald Trump will lose Texas. “We have got to have every one of you either volunteer to chair a precinct, be a poll watcher, cause …

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Trump Impersonator Disrupts Pence Speech At CPAC

From the right wing Daily Caller: Mike Pence took the stage at CPAC 2020 around noon (eastern time) Thursday, opening his speech with a message of optimism about America’s odds of defeating the coronavirus, and Trump’s odds of reelection. However, less than 10 minutes into the vice president’s remarks, a protestor dressed like the president stood up near the front …

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Charlie Kirk At CPAC: Always Boo Mitt Romney’s Name

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) today, where he praised the audience for booing when he mentioned the name of Sen. Mitt Romney, who was publicly “uninvited” to the event after he voted to call for witnesses during President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. When Kirk …

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Dean Cain To Star In CPAC Play About “FBI Lovebirds”

The Hill reports: The Conservative Political Action Conference will host a performance later this month of a play based on the texts sent between a former lawyer and agent at the FBI who are regularly ridiculed by President Trump. “FBI Lovebirds: UnderCovers” will be formed at the conservative confab in a performance set to feature “Lois & Clark: The New …

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CPAC Trump Cultists “Formally” Uninvite Mitt Romney

Once upon a time, the annual CPAC event was a cornucopia of the right – libertarians, teabaggers, hate groups, far-right groups, and yes, even some moderate Republicans would attend and be given prominent speaking slots. Not so anymore now that the entire Republican party has gone full Trump cultist. Evidence can be seen below by their reaction to Mitt Romney’s …

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Politico: Millions Were Scammed From CPAC Donors

Politico reports: After recruiting thousands of donors for the American Conservative Union — the powerful organization behind the annual CPAC conference — a Republican political operative pushed the same contributors to give millions to a PAC that promised to go after then-President Barack Obama, but then steered much of their donations to himself and his partners. The PAC, called the …

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CPAC Chair Melts Down Over Census Ruling: Impeach Chief Justice For Lying About Supporting Constitution

Raw Story reports: Liberal, progressive and Democratic Party activists have been fighting the Trump Administration’s move to add a citizenship-related question to the 2020 U.S. Census. This week, the case went all the way to U.S. Supreme Court, which in a 5-4 decision, ruled to block the question from the 2020 Census — at least temporarily. And some Republicans are …

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Maher Plays “If Obama Did It” With CPAC Chairman

The Hill reports: HBO host Bill Maher confronted CPAC head Matt Schlapp on Friday about Fox News’s coverage of President Trump, saying the network is “basically running our government.” “This is unprecedented, the fact that Sean Hannity does a show every night praising Trump, and then after the show Sean Hannity and Trump talk,” Maher said. “Now, if Obama was …

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Fox Parts With Gorka After CPAC “Stalin” Comment

Talking Points Memo reports: Conservative pundit and former White House official Sebastian Gorka is no longer a paid contributor at Fox News, the network has confirmed. Gorka made headlines last week for his comments at the Conservative Political Action Conference, when he claimed that Democrats’ Green New Deal was a guise to “take away your hamburgers.” “They want to take …

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Trump Vows Executive Order That Would Block Federal Funds For Colleges That Don’t Enable Far-Right Speech

USA Today reports: Trump invited onto the CPAC stage Hayden Williams, a conservative activist punched on the University of California at Berkeley’s campus last month. Praising Williams for “taking a hard punch in the face for all of us,” Trump urged Williams to sue his attacker, the college and possibly the state of California. “He’s going to be a very …

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Far-Right Activist Laura Loomer Booted From CPAC

The Wrap reports: CPAC has revoked the press credential of Laura Loomer, a day after the right-wing activist heckled CNN reporter Oliver Darcy in a media area for the annual conservative gathering. On Friday, Loomer, who received media credentials for the event as a representative of “Illoominate Media,” followed Darcy into CPAC’s media center heckled him with questions about internet …

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Trump Elicits “Lock Her Up” Chants At CPAC [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The president lamented that he couldn’t joke without upsetting the media while facetiously reiterating his past comments inviting Russia to find Clinton’s deleted emails. “I’ve learned, because with the fake news, if you tell a joke, if you’re sarcastic, if you’re having fun with the audience,” he said. “If you say something like ‘Russia, please if you can, …

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LIVE VIDEO: Glorious Leader Speaks At CPAC 2019

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference today. Trump has spoken at the annual gathering of grassroots conservatives, also known as CPAC, multiple times, including in 2011 when he raised the possibility of running for office in the 2012 presidential election. “And I can tell you this, if I run and if I …

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CPAC Attendees Fear Biden More Than Any 2020 Dem

Reuters reports: They’re confident Donald Trump will win a second term, but many attendees of the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists agreed that Joe Biden poses the greatest threat to the president in 2020. Grassroots activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference repeatedly invoked the former Democratic vice president when asked who would be the most formidable challenger …

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GOP Senator Served With Subpoena On CPAC Stage

The Kansas City Star reports: Sen. Josh Hawley capped a tumultuous week Friday with his debut appearance at the American Conservative Union’s CPAC conference— and receiving a subpoena as he left the stage. Elad Gross, a Democratic candidate for attorney general who is suing Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s office, said on Twitter that the Missouri senator was served moments after …

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