Tag Archives: CPAC

Maher Plays “If Obama Did It” With CPAC Chairman

The Hill reports: HBO host Bill Maher confronted CPAC head Matt Schlapp on Friday about Fox News’s coverage of President Trump, saying the network is “basically running our government.” “This is unprecedented, the fact that Sean Hannity does a show every night praising Trump, and then after the show Sean Hannity and Trump talk,” Maher said. “Now, if Obama was …

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Fox Parts With Gorka After CPAC “Stalin” Comment

Talking Points Memo reports: Conservative pundit and former White House official Sebastian Gorka is no longer a paid contributor at Fox News, the network has confirmed. Gorka made headlines last week for his comments at the Conservative Political Action Conference, when he claimed that Democrats’ Green New Deal was a guise to “take away your hamburgers.” “They want to take …

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Trump Vows Executive Order That Would Block Federal Funds For Colleges That Don’t Enable Far-Right Speech

USA Today reports: Trump invited onto the CPAC stage Hayden Williams, a conservative activist punched on the University of California at Berkeley’s campus last month. Praising Williams for “taking a hard punch in the face for all of us,” Trump urged Williams to sue his attacker, the college and possibly the state of California. “He’s going to be a very …

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Far-Right Activist Laura Loomer Booted From CPAC

The Wrap reports: CPAC has revoked the press credential of Laura Loomer, a day after the right-wing activist heckled CNN reporter Oliver Darcy in a media area for the annual conservative gathering. On Friday, Loomer, who received media credentials for the event as a representative of “Illoominate Media,” followed Darcy into CPAC’s media center heckled him with questions about internet …

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Trump Elicits “Lock Her Up” Chants At CPAC [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The president lamented that he couldn’t joke without upsetting the media while facetiously reiterating his past comments inviting Russia to find Clinton’s deleted emails. “I’ve learned, because with the fake news, if you tell a joke, if you’re sarcastic, if you’re having fun with the audience,” he said. “If you say something like ‘Russia, please if you can, …

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LIVE VIDEO: Glorious Leader Speaks At CPAC 2019

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference today. Trump has spoken at the annual gathering of grassroots conservatives, also known as CPAC, multiple times, including in 2011 when he raised the possibility of running for office in the 2012 presidential election. “And I can tell you this, if I run and if I …

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CPAC Attendees Fear Biden More Than Any 2020 Dem

Reuters reports: They’re confident Donald Trump will win a second term, but many attendees of the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists agreed that Joe Biden poses the greatest threat to the president in 2020. Grassroots activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference repeatedly invoked the former Democratic vice president when asked who would be the most formidable challenger …

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GOP Senator Served With Subpoena On CPAC Stage

The Kansas City Star reports: Sen. Josh Hawley capped a tumultuous week Friday with his debut appearance at the American Conservative Union’s CPAC conference— and receiving a subpoena as he left the stage. Elad Gross, a Democratic candidate for attorney general who is suing Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s office, said on Twitter that the Missouri senator was served moments after …

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Michelle Malkin At CPAC: Civil War Is Imminent [VIDEO]

“Our enemies are both foreign and domestic. Inside our already flimsily defended borders, we are not at peace. Or rather, the radical left is not at peace with us. From the comfort of TV green rooms and Beltway backrooms and corporate boardrooms and conference ballrooms, it may not look like civil war is imminent, but threats and outright violence against …

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Triggered CPAC Speakers Rage Endlessly About AOC

NBC News reports: There is an undisputed star at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference — one name popping up on stage and off at the nation’s top gathering of movement conservatives, one politician whose big-policy push on the Hill has captured activists’ imagination. It isn’t President Donald Trump and his border wall. It’s Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and her …

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CPAC Head Matt Schlapp Blasts “Radical Democrats” For Being Intolerant Of Mike Pence’s Hatred Of LGBT People

“It’s the radicalism of what is happening to the Democratic Party. Look, the conservative movement in the Republican Party believes that each American has the right to make their own decisions on how to live their life and the fact is if Mike and Karen Pence are people of faith and want to live out their faith in their own …

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Ted Cruz At CPAC: Republicans Would Have Won The House If They’d Pushed Harder For Border Wall Funding

Politico reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz claimed Friday that Republicans wouldn’t have lost the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections had Congress more aggressively pushed border wall funding earlier, adding that Democrats are only opposed to a barrier along the southern border because they “hate” President Donald Trump. Cruz said he warned that the GOP would likely lose …

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Trump Junior Mingles With Proud Boys At CPAC Party

The Daily Beast reports: The most popular organization at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is one most famous for filming its members wearing diapers on a college campus. Turning Point USA’s Thursday-night bash was the most sought-after party at CPAC, the annual conference of right-leaning college students, presidential aspirants, overly passionate political junkies, and attention-starved conservative media stars. White …

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Candace Owens At CPAC: Conservatives Must Take Over Culture Like We Did During The Renaissance [VIDEO]

“It’s common sense to me that conservatives need to start invading culture, because we are the party that believes first and foremost in God. And in case you guys forgot, it was our belief in God and Judeo-Christian values that inspired culture in the first place. Florence [Italy] is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. “It’s …

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LIVE VIDEO: Junior Speaks To CPAC Crowd From Liberty

Jerry Falwell Jr. writes to Liberty University students: We are one of three universities, along with Pepperdine and Colorado Christian, to be chosen as a satellite location for this year’s CPAC, an event dedicated to hosting conservative speakers from around the country. Guests will include Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, Donald Trump, Jr., former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, and …

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Charlie Kirk At CPAC: Trump’s Presidency Has Revealed That Liberals Have Always Hated This Country [VIDEO]

“One of the things that Donald Trump has done is he has not changed the left—he has revealed them. This is who they have always been. They have always hated this country. I’m so sick and tired of saying, ‘We should give the benefit of the doubt to liberals’ and say, ‘Well, they mean well.’ “If you want to fundamentally …

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CPAC Chair Matt Schlapp To Run For US Senate In 2020

From the right wing Daily Caller: American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp will be running for Senate in Kansas in 2020, two sources familiar with the matter told The Daily Caller News Foundation on Friday. Schlapp will likely run for Republican Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts’s seat. Roberts announced his retirement at a press conference in Kansas on Friday afternoon. Roberts, …

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CPAC Chair Matt Schlapp Compares Flynn’s Treason To “Pulling Off Mattress Tags, Jaywalking, Parking Tickets”

“What you have are these infractions: Pulling off mattress tags, jaywalking, parking tickets. They’re finding anything they can — anything they can — to delve into these people’s careers, to kind of legally blackmail them into agreeing to some minimal crimes. None of the crimes with all the people we’ve talked about over the course of the last year and …

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REPORT: NRA-Affiliated Woman Charged As Russian Agent Offered Sex To Infiltrate Special Interest Group

NPR reports: A Russian woman charged this week with serving as a foreign agent was in regular contact with Russian intelligence, the Justice Department says, and she attempted to offer sex in exchange for a position with an organization she targeted. Prosecutors included that information in court documents as part of their request that Maria Butina be detained ahead of …

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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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