With the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference kicking off later this week, everyone is getting hyped up about the slate of speakers. Unless, that is, they don’t know who all is speaking. Although the American Conservative Union has been wonderful at promoting certain speakers, there are still several that aren’t being publicized.

So, to get you even more hyped up for the conference that is the conservative politico’s equivalent to Christmas, here is the full (complete with summarized bios) list of confirmed speakers at CPAC 2017!

PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP

VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE

GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER

Sen. Ted Cruz

Wisconsin’s 45th Governor-serving his 2nd term.

SENATOR TED CRUZ (Texas)

Serving his 1st term in the U.S. Senate.

STEPHEN BANNON

Chief Strategist and Advisor to President Trump.

REINCE PRIEBUS

Chairman of the Republican National Committee-first person in modern history to be elected for three terms.

DENEEN BORELLI

Sheriff Clarke Jr.

Author of Blacklash: How Obama and the Left are Driving Americans to the Government Plantation. Chief Political Correspondent at the Conservative Review.

SHERIFF DAVID CLARKE JR.

Sheriff for Milwaukee County with 37 years of law enforcement experience.

AMB. JOHN BOLTON

Appointed as U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations on August 1, 2005 and served until his resignation in December 2006. Formerly the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security.

SEAN HANNITY

Host of the Fox News Channel’s show Hannity.

MICHAEL REAGAN

Son of former President Ronald Reagan and president of The Reagan Legacy Foundation.

LOU DOBBS

Anchor of Lou Dobbs Tonight on Fox Business Network.

CARLY FIORINA

Republican candidate in the 2016 Presidential Election, Chairman of Good360, and Global Board Chair of Opportunity International.

MERCEDES SCHLAPP

Co-founder of Cove Strategies.

DAN SCHNEIDER

Executive Director of the American Conservative Union.

REPRESENTATIVE RON DeSANTIS (Florida)

Serving 3rd term in the U.S. House.

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN

Tom Fitton

Kentucky’s 62nd Governor-serving his 1st term.  

TOM FITTON

President of Judicial Watch since 1998.

GOVERNOR SAM BROWNBACK

Kansas’ 46th Governor-serving his 2nd term.

REPRESENTATIVE MIKE BURGESS (TEXAS)

Serving his 7th term in the U.S. House.

LARRY O’CONNOR

Hosts The Larry O’Connor Show during drivetime radio on Washington D.C.’s WMAL.

MAUREEN OLHAUSEN

Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.

REPRESENTATIVE KEVIN BRADY (TEXAS)

Charlie Kirk

Serving his 4th term in the U.S. House. Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

CHARLIE KIRK

Founder and Executive Director of Turning Point USA.

RICK GRABER

Senior Vice President of Global Government Relations at Honeywell International.

GORDON CHANG

Author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World. Contributor at Forbes.com.

DANA LOESCH

Author of Hands Off My Gun: Defeating the Plot to Disarm America and host of The Dana Show. Contributor with The Blaze.

ZUHDI JASSER, M.D.

President and Founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD).

KATIE PAVLICH

Townhall Editor and author of Assault and Flattery: The Truth about the Left and their War on Women and Fast and Furious: Barack Obama’s Bloodiest Scandal and the Shameless Cover-Up.

ANTONIA OKAFOR

Southwest Regional Director for Students for Concealed Carry on Campus (SCCC) and a journalist for Independent Journal Review.

GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY

Arizona’s 23rd Governor-serving his 1st term.

GOVERNOR PETE RICKETTS

Nebraska’s 40th Governor-serving his 1st term.

TIM CARNEY

Senior Political Columnist at the Washington Examiner and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

ALEX SMITH

National Chairman of the College Republican National Committee.

SABRINA SCHAEFFER

Executive Director of the Independent Women’s Forum.

CHARLIE GEROW

CEO of Quantum.

REPRESENTATIVE ANDY BIGGS (ARIZONA)

Serving his 1st term in the U.S. House.

AMB. FRANCIS ROONEY (FLORIDA)

Serving his 1st term in the U.S. House.

REPRESENTATIVE FRENCH HILL (ARKANSAS)

Serving his 2nd term in the U.S. House.

REPRESENTATIVE JODY HICE (GEORGIA)

Serving his 2nd term in the U.S. House.

SENATOR RICK SANTORUM (PENNSYLVANIA)

Republican candidate for President in 2012 and 2016. He served in the U.S. House from 1991 to 1995 and in the U.S. Senate from 1995 to 2007.

STATE REPRESENTATIVE JULIE EMERSON (LOUISIANA)

Serving her 1st term in the Louisiana State House.

SALENA ZITO

Contributor at the Washington Post and columnist at The New York Times.

GINA LOUDON

Host of  America Trends with Dr. Gina and co-anchor of the women’s blog, Politichicks.com and DrGinaShow.com.

JONATHAN SMALL

Serves as President of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

LAWRENCE B. JONES III

Host at The Blaze.

DAVID WEBB

Host of the David Webb Show on SiriusXM Patriot 125, and contributor at Fox News, The Hill, and Breitbart.

REPRESENTATIVE KEN BUCK (COLORADO)

Serving 2nd term in the U.S. House.

NIGEL FARAGE

Founding member of UKIP.

ANA QUINTANA

Amanda Owens

Policy Analyst on Latin America and the Western Hemisphere at The Heritage Foundation.

AMANDA OWENS

Founder of Future Female Leader.

STATE SENATOR BRIAN KELSEY (TENNESSEE)

Serving his 2nd term in the Tennessee State Senate.

BRIDGETT WAGNER

Vice President for external relations at The Heritage Foundation.

COMMISSIONER DANIEL GALLAGHER JR.

Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

ARTHUR BROOKS

Mark Levin

President of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).

MARK LEVIN

Host of The Mark Levin Show syndicated by Cumulus Media.

MIKE GONZALEZ

Senior Fellow at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies

GOVERNOR TIM GRIFFIN

Serving his 1st term as the Lt. Governor of Arkansas.

GOVERNOR JEFF COLYER

Serving his 2nd term as the Lt. Governor of Kansas.

ADAM MOSSOFF

Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law and the Co-Director of Academic Programs and a Senior Scholar at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at Mason Law (which he co-founded).

MIKE WALTZ

President of Metis Solutions.

DALE BELLIS

Executive Director of Liberty HealthShare

MADISON GESIOTTO

Staff Editor for Ohio State’s Criminal Law Journal.

ED YEVOLI

Founding partner of the AV rated law firm of PBYA, PL, with focused practice on taxation and corporate work.

ASHLEE LUNDVALL

Wayne Dupree

Author of A Redefined Life, part National Pro Staff for Mossy Oak and the NRA’s Disabled Shooting Sports committee, and recipient of the 2017 SCI Foundation Pathfinder Award.

WAYNE DUPREE

Host of the internet radio show The Wayne Dupree Show.

AMITY SHLAES

Author of four New York Times’ best sellers, including Coolidge and The Forgotten Man.

TREVOR LOUDON

Author, speaker, and political activist from New Zealand.

GREGORY DOLIN, M.D. J.D

Policy Fellow on Intellectual Property at the American Conservative Union, a Republican member of the Maryland State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and a faculty advisor to the University of Baltimore Federalist Society.

ATTORNEY GENERAL ADAM LAXALT (NEVADA)

Serving his 1st term as Nevada’s 33rd Attorney General.

REPRESENTATIVE BARRY LOUDERMILK (GEORGIA)

Raheem Kassam

Serving his 2nd term in the U.S. House.

RAHEEM KASSAM

Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart News London.

BYRON YORK

Chief Political Correspondent for the Washington Examiner.

ROBERT DAVI

American actor and singer.

SONNIE JOHNSON

Contributor at Breitbart.

ROB O’NEILL

Co-founder of Your Grateful Nation, contributor at Fox News, one of the most highly decorated combat veterans of our time.

SENATOR JIM DeMINT (SOUTH CAROLINA)

Kimberly Corban

Served in the U.S. Senate from 2004-2013 and is the current president of The Heritage Foundation.

KIMBERLY CORBAN

Rape survivor, 2nd Amendment advocate, mother.

Full bios for all speakers can be found here. We hope to see you at CPAC 2017-make sure to stop by the HYPELINE News booth!

(Credit for all bio photos: American Conservative Union)

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