Tag Archives: CPAC

CPAC Parent Launches New Group To Punish All “Woke” Corporations That Dare To Oppose Voter Suppression

Via press release from the American Conservative Union: On behalf of more than 100 million Americans, The American Conservative Union (ACU) is taking a stand against the increasingly divisive and partisan activism by public corporations and organizations that are caving to “woke” pressure. We will not stand by as half the country gets silenced, canceled, or shamed for resisting this …

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Mercedes Schlapp Melts Down After Fox Guest Calls Her A Lying Grifter: “I Am Not Going To Put Up With This!”

So this just happened on Fox News: “Chris, I am not gonna take this from you,” Schlapp shouted back. “You are not gonna call me a liar! You are not gonna call me a conspiracy theorist. You are not gonna call Tucker Carlson a conspiracy theorist!” “He is and you are,” Hahn shot back. Schlapp exclaimed, “I’m not going to …

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CPAC’s Golden Trump Idol Was Actually Made In China

Politico Playbook reports: Over the weekend we told you that one of the stars of CPAC — that enormous statue of Trump — was made in Mexico. Well, it turns out there’s more to the story. Artist Tommy Zegan had told Playbook he hand-crafted the 200-pound, chrome-painted fiberglass statue with the help of three men in Rosarito, Mexico, where he …

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REPORT: CPAC Threatened To Out Stage Designer

Mediaite reports: Mediaite has learned that this week, CPAC brass, fuming over the media’s coverage of the stage, threatened to out the stage company to the media. Sources said Design Foundry was told by ACU general counsel David Safavian and other ACU brass on a Monday afternoon call that if it didn’t release a statement by 10 a.m. Tuesday copping …

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Romney “Knocked Unconscious” In Fall At Home, Jokes He Got Black Eye And Stitches From Attending CPAC

The New York Post reports: Sen. Mitt Romney was knocked unconscious when he fell in Boston over the weekend, leaving him with “a lot of stitches” and a black eye. “I took a fall. Knocked me unconscious. But I’m doing better,” Romney told reporters on Capitol Hill Monday night. The Utah Republican said he was visiting his grandchildren when he …

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CPAC Rages At Hyatt For “Defamatory” Stage Comment

From CPAC’s letter to the CEO of Hyatt Hotels: Contrary to Hyatt’s own mission statement of inclusivity, your company just attacked its own customer by caving into the pressures of the politically motivated social media agitators who seek to destroy CPAC. Hyatt made a decision to issue additional statements late last night after the conference ended that disparaged and defamed …

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Butchered Anthem At CPAC Spawns Viral Parodies

The AV Club reports: This year’s CPAC decided to really round everything off with one of the most astonishingly incompetent performances of the national anthem to date. A video from the event shows this exceptional version of “The Star-Spangled Banner” being belted out by a singer who’s decided that she’s been held back by traditional musicality for too long. Her …

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John Bolton Mocks Trump’s “Pathetic” CPAC Poll Result

“If this is the epitome of support for Trump, the straw poll that was taken this weekend and released just before Trump spoke, showed of all the participants 55% supported Trump being re-elected as president. “That is a pathetic figure. I would have expected 90%. So if 55%, one month after leaving office at CPAC, is the best he can …

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Hyatt Takes Concerns Over CPAC Stage “Very Seriously”

The Guardian reports: The Hyatt Hotels Corporation called symbols of hate “abhorrent” on Sunday after the design of a stage at the right-wing Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at one of its hotels drew comparisons to a Norse rune used by Nazis during the second world war. Hyatt said all aspects of conference logistics, including the stage design, were managed …

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Goya CEO At CPAC: Trump’s The “Still Actual President”

CNN reports: The chief executive officer of Goya Foods, Robert Unanue, made a series of false claims about the 2020 election at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday — a little more than a month after the company board took action to limit his polarizing public political remarks. On Sunday, though, Unanue appeared on the CPAC stage in Orlando …

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DeSantis Wins 2024 CPAC Poll That Excludes Trump

The New York Times reports: Nearly four months after he lost the 2020 election, Donald J. Trump was able to celebrate being a winner again on Sunday, after he captured the 2024 CPAC presidential straw poll, while Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida finished first in a second straw poll covering a field of potential candidates for the next election that …

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Pompeo Calls Paris Accord “Virtue Signaling For Elites”

Fox News reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke about how the previous administration’s “America First” policy benefited the world at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday. Pompeo also criticized the Paris Climate Accord, calling it was a “job-destroying joke.” “We all want clear safe drinking water, but the Paris Agreement was a fantasy for …

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McCarthy Bets His “Personal House” On GOP Winning House Majority In 2022: “Don’t Tell My Wife” [VIDEO]

The Insider reports: Rep. Kevin McCarthy on Saturday said he’d wager his own home on Republicans reclaiming a House majority in 2022. “We’re going to get the majority back. We’re five seats away,” he told a crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference. “I would bet my house. My personal house. Don’t tell my wife, but I will bet it,” …

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CPAC Denies “Slanderous” Claims About “Nazi Stage”

Snopes reports: The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was underway in late February 2021 in Orlando, Florida, complete with a golden statue of former U.S. President Donald Trump. And it wasn’t long before controversy unfolded. Eagle-eyed social media users claimed that the stage where Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump Jr., and others made speeches looked eerily like a Nazi or …

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Roger Stone Dances To “Trump Won” CPAC Rap Song That Glorifies “Patriots” Attack On US Capitol [VIDEO]

The Wrap reports: There’s a lot going on this weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) but perhaps nothing will top this video of Roger Stone dancing to a Trump rapper on the streets of Orlando. The unidentified rapper performed his song in front of a giant SUV with Donald Trump’s face painted on Sylvester Stallone’s body from “Rambo.” …

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GOP Rep. Paul Gosar Claims To Oppose “White Racism” Hours After Speaking At White Supremacist Conference

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) said Saturday that he opposed “white racism,” hours after speaking at a far-right conference whose organizer spoke approvingly of the Capitol insurrection while delivering a white-nationalist speech. “I want to tell you, I denounce . . . white racism,” Gosar said during a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference. “That’s not appropriate.” …

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CPAC’s Golden Idol Of Trump Was Made In Mexico

Mediaite reports: Tommy Zegan says he was inspired to create the enormous gold statue of Donald Trump because he felt that other less flattering statues of the president were not doing him justice. Made of painted fiberglass, the statue was assembled in Mexico and painted in Tampa, Florida. It’s for sale for $100,000. Zegan says he also made a stainless …

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Schlapp: CPAC Heals The Upset Over Trump’s Silencing

“There’s something very emotional about having your president get silenced, get shut down, have his Twitter account and everything else shut down. “And then the way the election ended was just, it was really upsetting to these people and they really — it’s jarring to see this socialist policy just coming at them every day. “The fact that the president …

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Grenell Hints At Run For CA Governor In CPAC Speech

Politico reports: Richard Grenell, a top ally of former President Donald Trump, strongly hinted at a run for California governor in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday morning. In his CPAC address, the former U.S. ambassador to Germany and acting director of national intelligence railed on California and said he has “never seen a better case …

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Hawley Gets CPAC Ovation For Bid To Overturn Election

The Hill reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo), who seemed to have become something of a pariah in the Senate since his Electoral College objections on Jan. 6 and his fist-pumping show of encouragement to a pro-Trump crowd outside the Capitol earlier that day, received a boisterous ovation at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday. Hawley, who admits he’s …

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