Mark Meadows, former President Donald Trump‘s chief of staff, said that they are going to move forward with the “America First” agenda and that he is “planning for the next administration.”
Meadows spoke to Fox’s “Hannity” on Thursday night on the subject of Trump’s re-appearance on the national stage this weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
“Well you’re going to see a speech on Sunday that talks about not only the beginning, but what the future may look like, and I’m excited about it,” said the former White House Chief of Staff.
“What we will see on Sunday is we will see the start of planning for the next administration. And I can tell you, the people that are at the top of that list, all of them have Trump as their last name.
“I spoke to President Trump last night for a fairly lengthy conversation where [we] we’re talking about America, where it needs to go, continuing the America first agenda. But more importantly than that, how this President, Biden, has undermined that particular policy within days. And we see it.”
“Trump effectively is the Republican Party. The only chasm is between Beltway insiders and grassroots Republicans around the country. When you attack President Trump, you’re attacking the Republican grassroots,” Meadows said.
Trump plans to make ‘forward looking’ speech at CPAC
Trump, who is a featured speaker at CPAC, will express his concerns about the direction President Joe Biden has taken since coming into office. Biden has taken numerous executive actions to reverse Trump administration policies and is receiving blowback for a number of these actions, including court challenges, Trump senior adviser Jason Miller has said.
The former president will focus on issues such as the amnesty push for illegal immigrants, the halting of the border wall construction, and the blocking of the Keystone XL Pipeline, Miller said.
“The focus here, really, is the exact things the president predicted would happen if Joe Biden were to be elected president on the policy end have already started to happen,” Miller told Mediaite founder Dan Abrams in a radio interview on Thursday.
The former president is scheduled to speak on the last day of the conference on Feb. 28. The conference begins on Friday.