The Hill reports:
CPAC said there was a delay in deleting the “unapproved tweet” because of a time difference, as the organization is currently hosting a conference in Australia. CPAC also acknowledged the post had “belittled the plight of the innocent Ukraine people.”
“Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine must be repelled. Putin is a madman that is putting millions of lives at risk with his loose talk of nuclear war,” the conservative organization wrote. “We must oppose Putin, but American taxpayers should not be shouldering the vast majority of the cost.
CPAC, one of the world’s largest conservative organizations, held a conference in August that invited former President Trump and far-right leader Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán as speakers.
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— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) October 1, 2022
.@CPAC hey did you guys accidentally delete this? Its fine we all saved it for your traitorous asses. I mean you went to the trouble of making a little video and everything. It must be your official position. Right @mschlapp? pic.twitter.com/CKFSNC7sgj
— Fred Wellman (@FPWellman) October 1, 2022
— CPAC (@CPAC) October 1, 2022