Tag Archives: Matt Schlapp

Major Clients Ditch Matt Schlapp After Attacks On BLM

Popular Information reports: Comcast, the parent company of NBCUniversal, had ignored repeated inquiries about its relationship with right-wing lobbyist Matt Schlapp. For weeks, Schlapp has attacked and denigrated the Black Lives Matter movement. Meanwhile, Comcast and NBCUniversal were publicly declaring their support for Black Lives Matter. Why was Comcast still paying Schlapp, who has an ugly racial history, $120,000 per …

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Schlapp: Romney Wouldn’t Be “Physically Safe” At CPAC

“We won’t credential him as a conservative. I suppose if he wants to come as a non-conservative and debate an issue with us, maybe in the future we would have him come.  This year, I’d actually be afraid for his physical safety, people are so mad at him. “The biggest problem we have with Mitt Romney is not that he’s …

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CPAC Chair Melts Down Over Census Ruling: Impeach Chief Justice For Lying About Supporting Constitution

Raw Story reports: Liberal, progressive and Democratic Party activists have been fighting the Trump Administration’s move to add a citizenship-related question to the 2020 U.S. Census. This week, the case went all the way to U.S. Supreme Court, which in a 5-4 decision, ruled to block the question from the 2020 Census — at least temporarily. And some Republicans are …

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Catholic Version Of PayPal Launches To “Serve The Catholic Economy,” Rick Santorum Is Board Member

Via press release from Christian Newswire: Cathio, an organization founded to serve Catholics through an easy-to-use payment solution that responds to the needs of the Catholic community, announced the launch of its platform and its leadership team today. “Cathio’s platform is designed to enable all sectors of the Catholic economy to benefit from lower costs and transparent payments,” said Cathio …

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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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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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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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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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