Tag Archives: CPAC

Hungary To Confiscate Profits From Multinationals

The Wall Street Journal reports: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban used newly acquired wartime powers to declare that multinational companies in his country must cede the bulk of their excess profits into new state funds dedicated to preparing the country’s military defenses and weathering inflation. Mr. Orban, who won a fifth term in power last month, didn’t immediately give details …

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CPAC Hungary Features Notoriously Racist Speaker

The Guardian reports: A notorious Hungarian racist who has called Jews “stinking excrement”, referred to Roma as “animals” and used racial epithets to describe Black people, was a featured speaker at a major gathering of US Republicans in Budapest. Zsolt Bayer took the stage at the second day of CPAC Hungary, a convention that also featured speeches from Donald Trump, …

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Orban Wishes Tucker Carlson Was Broadcast “24/7”

The Guardian reports: The Hungarian leader, Viktor Orbán, has told a conference of US conservatives that the path to power required having their own media outlets, calling for shows like Tucker Carlson’s to be broadcast “24/7”. Orbán, recently elected to a fourth term, laid out a 12-point blueprint to achieving and consolidating power to a special meeting of the CPAC, …

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Hungarian Strongman Viktor Orban Calls For Uniting With US Against White Replacement And LGBTQ Rights

The Guardian reports: Hungary’s nationalist leader, Viktor Orbán, will be the star speaker at an extraordinary session of America’s CPAC to be held in Hungary this week, in an effort to cement bonds between the radical right on both sides of the Atlantic under the banner of the “great replacement” ideology. In a speech on Monday, Orbán made explicit reference …

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Schlapp: Abortion Bans Will “Solve” White Replacement

“Roe v. Wade is being adjudicated at the Supreme Court right now, for people that believe that we somehow need to replace populations or bring in new workers, I think it is an appropriate first step to give the enshrinement in law the right to life for our own unborn children. “If you say there is a population problem in …

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Pro-Putin Strongman Orban To Headline CPAC Hungary

Reuters reports: America’s most prominent conservative gathering, founded on ideals of personal liberty and limited government, convenes in Budapest next month to celebrate a European leader accused of undermining democracy and individual rights. The May meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is seen by some Republicans as a test of how closely American conservatives are willing align themselves …

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YouTube Yanks CPAC Speeches For Election Lies

The right wing Washington Examiner reports: American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp slammed YouTube on Thursday, calling the company “liars” after the website took down video content from half of the organization’s semiannual Conservative Political Action Conference. He also said the ACU is “officially revoking” its “somewhat laissez-faire” approach to Big Tech, now opting for a “nuclear option” to regulate …

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CPAC’s 2024 Straw Poll: Trump 59%, DeSantis 28%

NBC News reports: Former President Donald Trump overwhelmingly won a straw poll at the nation’s top conservative conference Sunday, another sign of his continued dominance in the GOP. Trump received 59 percent of the vote in the Conservative Political Action Conference’s non-scientific straw poll, long considered an early measure of popularity of Republican presidential hopefuls. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who …

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Gaetz Demands DOJ End His Sex Trafficking Probe

The Independent reports: Embattled Republican representative and self-described “Florida man” Matt Gaetz on Saturday lashed out at the federal agency reportedly investigating him for child sex trafficking, telling attendees at CPAC that the FBI and DOJ were “cheaters” on par with Russia’s Olympic team. “The intelligence committee should blow up FISA nd the Judiciary Committee should stop the DOJ from …

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CPAC Speaker Compares Capitol Rioters To Ukrainians

Media Matters has the transcript: JULIE KELLY (SENIOR WRITER, AMERICAN GREATNESS): He’s using this law enforcement agency, armed agents, military style vehicles to conduct pre-dawn raids at the homes of political dissidents. Terrorizing these dissidents in front of their children, and, in some cases, their elderly spouses. Hauling them off, concocting charges against them, fabricating evidence, and in almost 100 …

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Cawthorn: I Want A President Who Terrifies The World

“I want our president to be loved by the America people. I genuinely do – whenever we elect our president. But what I truly want in a president is for the rest of the world to be terrified by him.” – GOP Madison Cawthorn, today at CPAC. The Associated Press reports: A formal examination of whether North Carolina Rep. Madison …

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Pompeo At CPAC: Trump Showed “Resolve” On Ukraine

Mediaite reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed on Friday that the United States expressed “resolve” for Ukraine “four years prior” – despite his boss, former President Donald Trump, attempting a quid-pro-quo with Ukraine over U.S. assistance to that country. “We’ve seen a Russian dictator now terrorize the Ukrainian people because America didn’t demonstrate the resolve that we did …

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CPAC Chair Blames Invasion On US Vaccine Mandates

“What does America stand for? What is America’s foreign policy and we have a commander in chief who is clearly senile, addled, not up to the job. We have sent so many confusing messages. “But the idea that we have been kicking people out of the Marine Corps for not taking a vaccine at the – and we’re having General …

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CPAC To Feature “Moron In Chief” Panel Discussion

Mediaite reports: Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) will be on a panel Sunday titled “The Moron in Chief.” In what can only be a conversation about President Joe Biden’s many stumbles this past year, Boebert is all but guaranteed to throw punches while she trashes Biden along with radio host Buck Sexton, former football player Jack Brewer and Institute of World …

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Tulsi Gabbard To Headline CPAC’s Reagan Dinner

The right wing Washington Examiner reports: Former Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a 2020 presidential primary candidate who has been critical of President Joe Biden and liberal lawmakers, will be the headliner at the main CPAC dinner event this week, officials told Secrets Monday. Gabbard, the former Hawaii congresswoman, will speak at the annual Ronald Reagan Dinner held by the American …

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CPAC Disinvites Big Bird, Bert & Ernie From 2022 Event

First, a reminder from earlier this week: Matt Schlapp, the president of the influential Conservative Political Action Conference, called for “Sesame Street” producer PBS to be defunded over the introduction of an Asian-American character to the kids’ show. In a tweet Tuesday, Schlapp criticized the show after it announced that Ji-Young, its first ever Asian-American muppet, would be joining the …

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Matt Schlapp: Defund PBS For Their New Asian Muppet

Mediaite reports: Sesame Street is introducing a new Asian-American muppet character, and in response Matt Schlapp said PBS should be defunded. The long-running educational children’s series has made diversity and inclusion one of its themes over the years. This week, Ji-Young was added to the repertoire of muppet characters on Sesame Street. There’s been a lot of discourse about Sesame …

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FBI Probes Financial Dealings Of CPAC’s Parent Org

The Dispatch reports: The American Conservative Union, the political organization helmed since 2015 by lobbyist Matt Schlapp, is best known for its Conservative Political Action Conference and its annual scorecard of the voting records of politicians in D.C. and across the country. Sources tell The Dispatch that federal investigators are currently looking into possible criminal campaign-finance misdeeds at ACU during …

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CPAC To Hold 2022 Conference In Budapest, Hungary

The Budapest Business Journal reports: Budapest will host the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a gathering of conservative activists and elected officials from the United States and beyond, in 2022, the Budapest-based Center for Fundamental Rights said, according to a report by state news wire MTI. CPAC, which is organized by the American Conservative Union (ACU), touts itself as the …

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YouTube Freezes CPAC’s Channel For COVID Lies

Breitbart whines: Google-owned YouTube took down a video featuring Donald Trump from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), locking the organization’s account for one week and preventing them from posting more videos from the conference. “It is clear that YouTube censored CPAC because we stood with former President Donald Trump on his lawsuit against Big Tech,” said ACU Chairman Matt …

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