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Trump: The Bull in the China (Policy) Shop

AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump speaks at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference T rump is right to attack the foreign subsidy of steel and aluminum exports that threaten to wipe out what’s left of domestic industry. Show More Summary

How Donald Trump Broke Conservatism

(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Images) President Trump shows the audience how he hides his bald spot at the Conservative Political Action Conference on February 23, 2018. D onald Trump has conservatives in a dither. He’sShow More Summary

Deniers Laud Trump, Repeat Al Gore Attacks and Tired Climate Denier Myths at CPAC

The who's who of America's conservative movement gather each year at the Conservative Political Action Conference ( CPAC ) outside of D.C. This year was no exception. You could get a selfie with former Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele. Show More Summary

CPAC Has Always Been an Odious Spectacle, but This Year Was Special

Global far right gets the spotlight at Trump-centric GOP confab—but is that worse than the Ann Coulter days? For some reason, this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, seems to have gotten more attention than usual. Show More Summary

Is the NRA Finally on the Defensive?

AP Photo/Susan Walsh National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre testifies on Capitol Hill  S peaking to the activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, President Trump interrupted his freeform stream of consciousness performance to take a quick poll of the audience. Show More Summary

‘It’s crazy’: Morning Joe panel agrees CPAC debacle proves ‘the Republican Party has lost its mind’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” hosted former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele to discuss his feud with Conservative Political Action Conference organizers. CPAC communications director Ian Walters said Steele was picked to lead the RNC from 2009 to 2011 because...

Ups and downs

UP: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School DOWN: Dana Loesch UP: Mona Charen DOWN: The Conservative Political Action Conference crowd UP: Michael Steele DOWN: Matt Schlapp UP: CPAC extremism DOWN: Future of the GOP UP: Support for new gun laws DOWN: Accusations that journalists “love” mass shootings UP: Corporations shunning the NRA DOWN: NRA TV UP: Robert S. Mueller III’s […]

Facebook Finally Yanks Virtual Reality Shooting Game At CPAC, Apologizes

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

A tone-deaf Facebook finally pulled a controversial shooting virtual reality game demonstration from the Conservative Political Action Conference.

No Regrets for Speaking at CPAC

Mona Charen writes about getting booed off the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference yesterday: I’d been dreading it for days, but when it came, I almost welcomed it. There is nothing more freeing than telling the truth. And [...]

Trump admits he's going bald in CPAC speech

Moment of self-awareness: Trump sees the large TV screens with his image on them. “I try like hell to hide that bald spot,” the President said, taking to the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference outside of Washington, as he looked at live footage that showed the back of his head. Show More Summary

Facebook Pulls Oculus Rift Shooter Bullet Train From CPAC Amid Gun Violence Controversy

Facebook has pulled a demo of Oculus Rift's VR shooter Bullet Train from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland amid concerns over gun violence, Variety reported earlier. More »      

Facebook pulls virtual reality gun game from Conservative Political Action Conference

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Facebook pulled a virtual reality gun game from a major US conservative political gathering Friday, saying the demo was a mistake given the recent deadly school shooting in Florida. “We removed the demo and regret failing to do so at the start,” Facebook virtual reality vice president...

Conservative Writer Stuns with Fiery Rebuke of Trump

National Review writer Mona Charen “was escorted out of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday after slamming President Trump and conservatives for behaving like ‘hypocrites’ when it comes to women’s issues,” the Washington Examiner reports. Said Charen: “I’m disappointed [...]

CPAC panelist booed for calling out the Republican Party for enabling sexual predators

It was a sleepy Saturday afternoon at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) until writer Mona Charen took the stage. The panel — called “#UsToo: Left out by the Left” — was set to be a conversation about feminism and conservatism. Moderator Marji Ross asked the panelists what aspects of modern feminism make their blood boil. […]

Nigel Farage Praises Trump, Urges People to Fight The Establishment

Former UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage praised President Trump during his address Friday afternoon at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), saying that his decision to back Trump in 2016 was the best decision Ive ever made in my life.

Rogue CPAC Panelist Blasts Republicans Over Trump’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Getty NATIONAL HARBOR—A panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. went off the rails on Sunday after one speaker blasted the Republican Party and organizers of the major annual gathering of conservatives. Show More Summary

Conservatives Freak Out After Speaker Dares to Mention That Trump Bragged About Sexual Assault

During a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, longtime National Review writer Mona Charen made an uncontroversial point: Republicans shouldn’t sanction sexual misconduct in their own White House. “Because he happens to have an ‘R’ after his name we look the other way, we don’t complain. This is a party that was […]

The NRA Wasn't Always A Front For Gun Makers

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

On Thursday, Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association and unofficial leader of America’s largest cult, took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) meeting in Washington, D.C.

Former Republican Chairman Is Done With Racist Insults From His Own Party

It takes a lot for someone like Conservative Political Action Conference communications director Ian Walters to make headlines. Speaking at the end of a long day that featured President Donald Trump, NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre, and all manner of USDA-certified, grade-A bomb-throwers, Walters faced a pretty high bar for newsworthiness when he took […]

Former RNC chair Michael Steele refuses CPAC official’s apology for racist insult

Former RNC chair Michael Steele on Friday refused an apology from Conservative Political Action Conference communications director Ian Walters, who said during a dinner earlier in the evening that Steele had only been elected chairman “because he was a Black guy.” “He did call and tried to explain himself,” Steele told MSNBC’s Joy Reid. “And he related […]

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