Netanyahu invited to speak at CPAC

Canadian Prime Minister Thomas Harper was also invited, but has reportedly turned down the offer. Harper is a conservative hero for pushing oil and gas exploration and the Keystone XL pipeline.

A spokeswoman for the conference said House Budget Committee chairman and former vice-presidential nominee Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanRepublicans are avoiding gun talks as election looms The Hill's 12:30 Report Flake to try to force vote on DACA stopgap plan MORE (R-Wis.) is the only invited speaker who has confirmed his appearance so far.

The 40th annual conservative conference will take place March 14-16 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Maryland.