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Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:58 AM

Steve Schmidt Throws A Tantrum When Asked About Advising Howard Schultz.

By Kate Riga
February 11, 2019 9:37 am

GOP operative and never-Trumper Steve Schmidt stormed out of the podcast he helped found when asked about his role advising former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on a possible presidential bid.

According to a Sunday Daily Beast report, Schmidt was unhappy about the premise of the episode from the beginning and cursed for several minutes about having to defend himself.

Even after he calmed down enough to do the interview, it didn’t take long for him to explode again while discussing Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) tax plan.

“Will Derek Jeter or another athlete not hit another home run because they’re going to get taxed at 70?” co-host Adam Levine asked. “What’s the economic behavior that he thinks is anti-growth, other than his own pocket?”

“This is bullshit,” Schmidt said. “I’m not doing this.”

He took off his headset and left the set. Soon after, per the Daily Beast, he threatened to sue the studio for airing the interview, then offered to buy the recording after his threat fell flat.

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Dennis Donovan Feb 2019 #1
duforsure Feb 2019 #2
donkeypoofed Feb 2019 #3
DeminPennswoods Feb 2019 #4
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Response to Cattledog (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:13 AM

1. Shit...

It sounds a bit like a nervous breakdown.

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Response to Cattledog (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:21 AM

2. HE is regretting already

His decision to work for the billionaire Schultz, and his credibility is taking a nosedive for it. Schmidt won't be with him long, especially helping trump by doing this.

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Response to Cattledog (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:18 AM

3. Why oh why would a never-Trumper help get him re-elected?

I just dont get it !

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Response to donkeypoofed (Reply #3)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:41 AM

4. Political consultants are always available

for hire. Schmidt and Bill Burton are two who found jobs with Schultz.

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Response to Cattledog (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:44 AM

5. His judgement has never been that great.

1.) He's a Republican
2.) He thought Sarah Palin would be a good running mate/vice president.

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