Tag Archives: Matt Schlapp

CPAC Chairman Matt Schlapp: Holding Paul Manafort In Solitary Is Worse Than We Treat Terrorists At Gitmo

Mediaite reports: American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp today contrasted the treatment of Paul Manafort with the treatment of detainees at Gitmo. And he responded to one comment with a dig at Barack Obama. Needless to say, the comparison of Guantanamo Bay as “better” than Paul Manafort being held in solitary confinement after his bail was revoked over alleged witness ...

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CPAC Director Matt Schlapp: Journalists Don’t Get To Say If Trump Is Lying, That’s For The Public To Decide

“We have big political disagreements in this country, and I think it’s wrong for journalists to take that next step. And granted, she’s a comedian, but plenty of journalists do it as well. They take the next step. Just present the facts. Let the American people decide if they think somebody is lying. The journalists shouldn’t be the one to ...

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Steele Battles CPAC Head Over Racist Comment

As I reported earlier today, last night CPAC communications director Ian Walters drew gasps from the audience when he declared that Michael Steele had only been elected RNC chairman because he is black. This afternoon Steele got into it with CPAC head Matt Schlapp, who told Steele he need to “have some grace” over the insult. As you’ll see in ...

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CPAC Head Defends Inviting French Fascist [VIDEO]

“I’m not a far-right person. I’m not somebody who’s anti-immigrant. I’m not someone who denies the Holocaust. And I think what’s interesting is people are trying to attack this young woman, Marion Le Pen, whose grandfather was an infamous political figure in France and who had some abhorrent positions. She’s her own person. She’s a young person. She has broken ...

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Interview Gets Wild As Right Winger Desperately Tries To Divert From Trump’s Porn Star Scandal [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: CNN’s Alisyn Camerota grilled Matt Schlapp over President Donald Trump’s alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels. Schlapp, a former George W. Bush staffer whose wife Mercedes works in the current White House, tried his very best to dismiss the sex scandal as irrelevant on CNN’s New Day. “I don’t really have many thoughts on this Alisyn,” Schlapp ...

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CPAC Head Defends Decision To Disinvite Homocon Milo: All This Pedophilia Talk Is Distracting [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The host of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Wednesday defended his decision to rescind right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos’s invitation to speak at the event. During an interview Wednesday on CNN’s “New Day,” American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp said the initial invitation to speak at CPAC was not an endorsement of Yiannopoulos. “We have all ...

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