Leaders call young conservatives at Turning Point USA confab to action: 'Nation is not going to save itself'

The four-day event, which ran from Saturday through Tuesday and welcomed thousands of young conservatives from across the country, was marked by a sense of optimism. But speakers warned that victories had to be earned.

THOUSANDS OF YOUNG CONSERVATIVES ATTEND TURNING POINT USA CONFERENCE, SHARE OPTIMISM AHEAD OF 2022

“The nation is not going to save itself,” Charlie Kirk, Turning Point USA founder and president, told those in attendance. “We are living on the last gasp of the sacrifices of the generation that stormed Normandy beach, the last gasp of the generation that gave us this.”

Founder and president of Turning Point USA Charlie Kirk speaks at CPAC in Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S., February 28, 2019. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

Founder and president of Turning Point USA Charlie Kirk speaks at CPAC in Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S., February 28, 2019. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

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