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In rambling CPAC speech, Donald Trump says GOP ‘in serious trouble’

Celebrity mogul Donald Trump opened the second day of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference with a speech that combined dire predictions about the GOP's future with boasts about his own career.

"The Republican Party is in serious trouble," Trump said. "When you spend $400 million on a campaign and you lose, you know there's a problem."