The Buzz | Trump rules out new political party in speech to conservatives

Donald Trump says he has no plans to launch a new political party, telling a conservative conference in Florida that it would split the Republican vote, BBC reported.
In his first speech since Democrat Joe Biden became president, he also hinted that he might run for office again in 2024. Trump strongly criticized his successor, saying U.S. policy had gone from “America first to America last”.
The speech comes weeks after Trump was acquitted in an impeachment trial.
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is the country’s largest meeting of conservative activists and politicians, and usually gives insight into the direction of the Republican Party.
According to BBC, Trump’s appearance at the meeting yesterday [Macau time] suggests he has continued influence over the party despite some senior politicians distancing themselves recently from the ex-president.
The mood of the conference in Orlando – which began last week – has been extremely pro-Trump, with loyalists including Texas Senator Ted Cruz and his son Donald Trump Jr among the speakers.
Trump remains banned from social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, over his response to January’s deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol.

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