President Donald Trump has attended the first CPAC conference to have welcomed him unashamedly, as the Republican’s first president in eight years, burying a troubled past with the Conservative organisation.
Crowd at CPAC waving these little pro-Trump flags that look exactly like the Russian flag. Staffers quickly come around to confiscate them. pic.twitter.com/YhPpkwFCNc— Peter Hamby (@PeterHamby) 24 février 2017
Previous Trump visits here were greeted with hostility. Not this one. He gave the crowd what it wanted to hear.