DALLAS — The agenda for the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas has been released, and while it includes many Republican power players from Texas and across the nation as well as former President Donald Trump, notably absent is Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
Officially called CPAC 2021: America UnCanceled, and slated July 9-11, the event will feature Abbott’s primary challengers including outgoing Texas GOP Chairman Allen West, who formally announced his challenge to Abbott this past weekend.
Also slated to appear is Don Huffines, a former member of the Texas Senate who in May announced he will challenge Abbott.
Among the agenda highlights is a presentation called “Don’t Mess with Texas… Or America,” which features Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.
Donald Trump Jr. is slated to deliver remarks at 4:50 p.m. CDT on Friday, July 9.
Beginning at 12:55 p.m. on Saturday, July 10, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee will take part in a panel called “Leadership, Justice and Jobs in the Age of Wokeism: A Conversation with Conservative Governors.” The panel will be moderated by American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp.
A Sunday, July 11 panel titled “Spare the Fraud, Spoil the Child: The Future of American Elections” is scheduled for 9:35 a.m. and will feature John Fund from the National Review as well as former U.S. Attorney General Matt Whitaker.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is slated to deliver remarks beginning at 11 a.m. on July 11.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem will deliver remarks beginning at 11:15 a.m. on July 11.
Former White House Director of Speechwriting Stephen Miller will deliver remarks at 12:25 p.m. on Sunday.
A presentation called “Since Black Lives Really Do Matter: A Conversation,” which is scheduled for 12:35 p.m. on July 11, will feature former U.S. Sec. of Housing and Development Dr. Ben Carson.
Former President Donald Trump will close the event out beginning at 3:35 p.m. on July 11.
The full agenda follows: