The memory of his candidacy is forcing the party to confront its weaknesses in a way that his real candidacy never could.
When that moment comes, presidents do confront the lobbies and override their wishes.
The first issue that we have to confront is violent extremism in all of its forms.
Famine will stalk the land and as many as seven million people will confront extreme food insecurity—in short, starvation.
Mr. President, you can speak out and help us confront this corrosive element, but time is running out.
She could easily have brought herself to confront a struggle, but was quite unequal to an act of submission.
Those that confront us now are as momentous as any in the past.
Exaggerated as it all was, somehow the melodrama dropped away from it and left bare, simple, hideous fact for her to confront.
Our eyes are shut to the damning facts which confront us on every side.
The natives whom he expected to confront were the Uyanzi and Ubangi.
1560s, "to stand in front of," from Middle French confronter (15c.), from Medieval Latin confrontare "assign limits, adjoin," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + frontem (nominative frons) "forehead" (see front (n.)). Sense of "to face in defiance or hostility" is late 16c. Related: Confronted; confronting.