Feb 24, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump plays greatest hits at triumphant CPAC homecoming

Trump went to CPAC — where's he's been a speaker several times until skipping last year — and delivered a victory speech applauding his administration's accomplishments so far, and nodding to the campaign promises he vows to follow through on. The crowd ate it up, giving the president a series of standing ovations and repeatedly chanting "USA! USA! USA!"

Trump at CPAC: "I wouldn't miss a chance to talk to my friends."Trump literally skipped last year's conference: https://t.co/MHbptPcM2K pic.twitter.com/IXQg1sUqyl— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 24, 2017

What came up: He didn't make news, so you got the litany of his greatest hits from the campaign and early presidency, including the "fake news media" (The Clinton news network, NBC, CBS, ABC); Trump's fondness for Bernie; the wall being built "way ahead of schedule", the mess Trump claims to have inherited; the repeal/replace of Obamacare; "bad dudes" being thrown out of the country; tax reform; his accomplishments as the President-elect; the new massive military budget; the eradication of ISIS; Trump's approach to keeping terrorists out; and the 2nd Amendment. And finally: how global cooperation is good, but there's nothing as great as the U.S.A.

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