Benz was invited to speak at the annual event, but turned it down, according to a source close to the event.
Former President Donald Trump However, he will attend as he is scheduled to make his first big public appearance since stepping down.
Two sources told Fox News that Trump plans to address the conference on Sunday, February 28. The event will take place on Thursday in Orlando, Fla.
Benz team members said Benz had caused some “bitterness” to Trump after the January 6 riots at the Capitol building.
“Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace said earlier this month that Trump’s failure to stop the mob and ensure the safety of his loyal second-in-command, according to Pence aides, signified “final betrayal.”
However, Mark Short, a former Benz employee, told Fox News on Friday that Benz and Trump Talk more.
Trump is expected to talk about the future of the Republican Party and the future of the conservative movement. Also, according to a source familiar with Trump’s speech, he should seek to heed President Biden’s “catastrophic public amnesty and border policies.”
The former president has been relatively quiet since leaving the White House on January 20, but has indicated he wants to be politically active, and the Maga movement has been even stronger among his supporters since he was acquitted.
“Our historic, patriotic and beautiful movement (MAGA) to make America big again has just begun,” Trump said. Said in a statement Last week. “I have so much more to share with you in the coming months. I look forward to continuing our incredible journey to achieve American greatness for all of our people. There has never been anything like it!”
Fox News’ Mark Meredith, Marisa Schultz and Yale Halon contributed to the report.