Trump speaks at CPAC conference in Orlando, Florida February 28, 2021

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Link to the live broadcast of the CPAC conference taking place in Orlando, Fla. Last Day.

Conference attendees said Trump remains the leading political force among Republicans despite the events surrounding this January’s takeover of the Congressional Building.

“Donald Trump isn’t going anywhere,” said Sen. Ted Cruz.

Congressman Matt Getz conceded that Trump will run for president in 2024: “Trump probably hasn’t fully drained the swamp – yet.”

Others at the conference speculated about other potential Republican presidential candidates.

Republican Senator Rick Scott, who has been named among the possible presidential candidates said that “Trump has flaws.” Scott stressed that Trump has rallied the working class around the Republican Party, but the party should not repeat past experiences: “Otherwise we will lose the election.