Trump's statement came less than an hour after the Facebook Oversight Board ruled to uphold his suspension from the social media site.
'Elise Stefanik is a far superior choice, and she has my COMPLETE and TOTAL Endorsement for GOP Conference Chair,' Trump said.
House Republicans are looking likely to replace Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming with a rising GOP star from New York.
"I have heard from members concerned about her ability to carry out the job as conference chair, to carry out the message," Kevin McCarthy said.
'There is no way that Liz will be conference chair by month’s end,' a top ally of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy reportedly said.
The former Utah congressman was not just at CPAC 2021 to toe the line with his fellow conservatives. Not by a long shot.