Conservative activists sent a warning shot over the bow of the Trump administration this weekend, saying they understand why spending and deficits have risen over the past few years -- but it's time to reel them in.
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Twelve years ago, conservative activists were begging former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts to stay in the Republican presidential race as an alternative to Sen. John McCain.
Conservative activists believe Sen. Bernard Sanders is the most dangerous potential opponent for President Trump in this year's election, according to the CPAC-Washington Times poll, released Saturday at the largest annual gathering of conservatives.
President Trump on Saturday predicted former Vice President Joseph R. Biden will win the South Carolina primary, though he said if Mr. Biden did win the White House he would be "sitting in a home someplace" with advisers running the government.
President Trump crouched behind his microphone on Saturday to lampoon the physical stature of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, who Mr. Trump has nicknamed "Mini Mike."
President Trump on Saturday touted how Republicans stuck together in voting to acquit him in his recent impeachment trial except for Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, who Mr. Trump called a "lowlife."
Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, on Saturday said the gun-rights group is beating back a multi-pronged effort to try to destroy it.
John James, who is trying to unseat Democratic Sen. Gary Peters in Michigan this year, on Saturday said the 2020 election is "not about beating Bernie" and that Republicans should offer a more detailed message than "socialism sucks" if they expect to win.
President Trump's 2020 campaign officials touted his support among women Friday, pushing back against media reports that female voters do not back the president.
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday chided what he described as an overhyping of the coronavirus outbreak as an effort try to bring down President Trump post-impeachment, saying the administration has things under control.
A group of young Republicans at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) advised attendees Thursday to take the lead on climate change -- or else watch Democrats enact new rules of the road.
President Trump is a "monster truck" ready to steamroll over whichever Democrat emerges from the presidential primaries, Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday, sending thrills through the audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The Thursday morning crowd at the 2020 Conservative Political Action Conference jeered the absent Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, who was disinvited last month after crossing President Trump on an impeachment vote.
Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, helped kick off Thursday's proceedings at the 2020 Conservative Political Action Conference by saying that CPAC represents the starting gun for this year's presidential campaign.
President Trump heads into the Conservative Political Action Conference this week enjoying some of the best approval ratings of his presidency and poised to get a major shot in the arm from thousands of conservative activists, who are working overtime to air Mr. Trump's grievances and excommunicate Republicans who step out of line.
He was told being strict on illegal immigration would doom him among Hispanic voters. Yet President Trump has defied their predictions.
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Two years into the Trump presidential experiment, there's no longer any doubt that the conservative movement has been redefined by President Trump, leaving him with a fiercely loyal base of support as he prepares for a 2020 re-election campaign in perhaps the most hostile environment in modern political history.
Conservatives view former Vice President Joseph R. Biden as the "biggest threat" to President Trump in the 2020 election, according to Saturday's Washington Times/CPAC straw poll. Sens. Bernard Sanders and Kamala Harris were a distant second and third.
President Trump on Saturday took a victory lap for what he described as a booming economy, U.S. victories abroad, and his success on conservative priorities like appointing new judges to the federal courts as he urged grassroots conservative activists to continue fighting.
Vice President Mike Pence touted the administration's work abroad on Friday, pledging to stay the course on their foreign policy objectives.