Today marks the first full day of Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2017 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The event kicked off Wednesday afternoon with a small group of speakers, but the headliners began today with White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway. Click Here To Watch Live Stream CPAC 2017.
Thursday is also highlighted by appearances from Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Vice President Mike Pence. Pence is scheduled to speak at 7:30 p.m. ET. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and strategist Steve Bannon will appear together at 1:05 p.m. ET. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is scheduled to speak at 12:50 p.m. ET.
CPAC was initially going to feature controversial writer Milo Yiannopoulos, but his invitation was rescinded after video of him talking about pedophilia surfaced. Yiannopoulos also lost his position at Brietbart and had his Simon & Schuster book deal cancelled.
CPAC is hosted by the American Conservative Union (ACU).
Here’s the complete speakers schedule for Thursday. President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak on Friday.
9:10 a.m.: Kellyanne Conway, White House Counselor
9:30 a.m.: Governor Scott Walker; Dr. Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College; Sabrina Schaeffer, Independent Women’s Forum; and David Schneider, American Conservative Union
10:05 a.m.: Governors Panel with Governors Matt Bevin, Sam Brownback, Doug Ducey and Scott Walker
10:45 a.m.: Senator Jim DeMint, The Heritage Foundation
11:00 a.m.: Dale Bellis, Leibert HealthShare
11:10 a.m.: Senator Ted Cruz
11:30 a.m.: Dana Loesch, TheBlaze
12:50 p.m.: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos
1:05 p.m.: Reince Priebus & Steve Bannon
2:20 p.m.: Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch
2:25 p.m.: Sander Gerber, Fellow at the Jerusalem Center of Public Affairs
7:10 p.m.: Robert Davi, Actor
7:20 p.m.: Judge Jeanine Pirro, Fox News
7:30 p.m.: Vice President Mike Pence