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Published February 24, 2024 at 3:43 pm

Republicans Confronted With Empty Seats at CPAC

Newsweek’s Nick Mordowanec covered CPAC this year:

Prominent conservatives have opted to not attend CPAC this year and instead join a summit that’s counter-programming CPAC. The Principles First summit, set to take place this weekend, features several of Trump’s critics, including former Representative Adam Kinzinger, former Governor Asa Hutchinson and former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson.

“I used to go to CPAC all the time,” Heath Mayo, founder of Principles First, told Spectrum News. “When I was in college, it was still a good place where libertarians, social conservatives and economic conservatives would get together and really hash out debates around economic policy or foreign policy…now it’s just a circus.”

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