Though Trump remains top for 2024, CPAC attendees showed a deepening interest in Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. One obvious sign of interest came Thursday as curious attendees packed the main conference room for his speech. The crowd rose to applaud several points in his speech. After he finished, the area quickly cleared out as interest
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center Oxon Hill, Maryland 10:16 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Thank you everybody. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you, Matt, for that great introduction. And thank you for this big crowd. This is incredible. Really incredible. (Applause.) We’ve all come a long way together.
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center Oxon Hill, Maryland 10:55 A.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, hello CPAC! (Applause.) And thank you to my wonderful wife, Karen. Isn’t she something? A teacher, an artist, a Marine Corps mom, and the Second Lady of the United States. Would you give Karen one more round of applause