5-Point Guide To Politics: CPAC, The DNC, And More

Good morning, here’s what you need to know.

 

  • Donald Trump scheduled to speak at conservative conference

President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference this morning, the conference once denied him a speaking role. On Thursday top White House officials such as Stephen Bannon and Reince Priebus spoke at the conference, reassuring conservatives that the president will keep his promises.

  • Democrats create new strategy

The Democratic party leaders will meet this weekend to create a strategy and to select a new party chairman. The race for chairman is down to three people: Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Carolina, Thomas Perez, who was a labor secretary under President Barack Obama, and Keith Ellison of Minnesota. The winner of the chairmanship will be faced with rebuilding the party after it’s crushing loss in November.

  • Murder weapon of Kim Jong-Nam 

The murder weapon of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, was killed by the VX nerve agent, said the Malaysian police. Two women are rumored to have rubbed the poison to have rubbed the poison on the victim’s face while he was at the airport. For a long time, chemical weapons have been in most military arsenals, but most militaries have by now destroyed them.

  • Hostility against immigrants

Immigrants across Europe are facing restricting rules about who can immigrate and how many as people in many European countries have grown hostile towards immigrants. “If the Lebanese president would offer me the choice of staying in prison forever here and going back to Syria now, I would choose prison,” one refugee said.

  • New transgender rights leader

Gavin Grimm, the 17-year-old who is well known for his case against his school district, has now become the face of the transgender rights movement. The Supreme Court case for Gavin could settle the so-called “bathroom debate” that has been happening all across this country.

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