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 RyanHillicon Valley: Mnuchin urges antitrust review of tech | Progressives want to break up Facebook | Classified election security briefing set for Tuesday | Tech CEOs face pressure to appear before Congress Feehery: An opening to repair our broken immigration system GOP chairman in talks with 'big pharma' on moving drug pricing bill 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.