The influential Conservative Political Action Conference endorsed former President Donald Trump’s 2024 candidacy on Thursday, claiming he is the only Republican who can beat President Joe Biden and reverse the Democrat’s liberal policies.
“Now is the time to unite and support the candidate who best can accomplish what is needed to put America back on track. CPAC enthusiastically endorses Donald J. Trump for president of the United States,” CPAC Chairman Matt Schlapp said in a statement for Secrets.
The endorsement came in advance of next Monday’s Iowa caucuses and the following primaries and could affect the results. The group is well known for its influence in Washington and boot camps for conservative youth advocates.
Trump has been a regular feature of the annual CPACs and has won all recent straw polls held by the group.
Schlapp said CPAC and the