Cast aside the debunked Russia scandal, a roaring economy supplanted by pandemic, two impeachments, two acquittals and a whole lot Washington vitriol. The heart of America’s conservative movement wants it to be known: Trumpism is here to stay.
Day one of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando delivered a resounding embrace of the 45th president and his “America First” agenda, and a warning to what host Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called “the failed Republican establishment of yesteryear.”
It is time to get with the plan, or jump off the train, speaker after speaker implored. Sen. Ted Cruz explained why in one of the most cheered lines of the day.