Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) on Friday praised Donald TrumpDonald Trump9/11 hijackers attended my mosque — moderate Muslims could have stopped them. Trump says he won't attend White House Correspondents Dinner State Dept. halts plan for back-channel US-North Korea talks: report MORE for his last-minute decision to skip the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
Trump was right to skip CPAC. The votes are in Kansas not Washington. Why give the anti-trump activists a target— Newt Gingrich (@newtgingrich) March 4, 2016
“Because of this, he will not be able to speak at CPAC as he has done for many consecutive years,” the statement read. “Mr. Trump would like to thank Matt Schlapp and all of the executives at CPAC and looks forward to returning to next year, hopefully as President of the United States.”