President Trump’s Speech in CPAC Brings U.S. Politics Into Existential
President Donald Trump delivered a speech to the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday, Feb. 24. He outlined his presidential policy that angered liberals but won the approval of the conservative Americans.
In his speech, President Trump delivered what New York Times describe as “the most blistering attack on the media and corporate elites” that attack his presidency. He reiterated his promise to deport illegal immigrant out of the U.S. and outline his policy which aligned with the conservative views.
His speech was in line with the address from his chief strategist Steve Bannon in the same event, a day before. Bannon, the widely known businessman, banker and filmmaker resigned from his position of the Breitbart News to support President Trump campaign. He is now appointed as the White House Chief Strategist for President Trump.
President Trump has brought unity of the conservative Americans in his address at the CPAC, as reported by Politico. He brought back the Reagan-era policy that emphasize the peace through strength that win approval of the conservative.
“In many ways, Donald Trump is the conservative movement right now, and the conservative movement is Donald Trump,” the Republican pollster Jim McLaughlin said. In the survey that he conducted during the CPAC, President Trump has won the 86 percent of approval for his policy with only 12 percent disapproval.
President Trump continued trend in the U.S. politics that was initiated in the Obama era. The politics that is driven by existentialist approach to establish its own agenda.
During the Obama administration, his policies appeased liberals and on the other hand triggered the anger of the conservatives, thus widened the division of the conservatives and liberals. Afterward, the conservatives now take turn to reverse the policies and push the conservative agenda forward.
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