President Trump At CPAC: 'The Era Of Empty Talk Is Over' NPR.org

President Trump At CPAC: ‘The Era Of Empty Talk Is Over’

President Trump skipped the annual Conservative Political Action Conference last year, but this year he was the annual gathering’s hero who had finally returned the White House to Republicans. Trump’s stem-winder of just under an hour, which he delivered to the adoring crowd just outside Washington on Friday morning, felt more like a campaign speech than a presidential address, reliving many of his greatest hits and applause lines on the campaign trail — even down to the crowd breaking out in chants of “lock her up” about his vanquished rival, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The president boasted to attendees that “the era of empty talk is over” as he began to tick off each of his campaign promises.

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