23 Feb 2024

CPAC: Liz Truss blames ‘deep state’ for her demise as PM

Washington Correspondent

For conservative Americans, and one former British prime minister, it’s the highlight of the political year.

The CPAC conference in Washington DC is a chance for politicians and political junkies from the right to gather and celebrate Donald Trump’s almost-certain nomination as Republican candidate for president.

Britain’s own emerging Populist Conservative Liz Truss was also there making some extraordinary claims about how she was thwarted by bureaucrats, the economic establishment and friends of the deep state.