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Response to irisblue (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 01:02 PM

11. Yeah, the guy is a real peach

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Burkman


Jack Burkman is an American lobbyist. He is the president of the lobbying firm Burkman Associates, LLC. Burkman drew significant media attention for organizing a protest against the Dallas Cowboys NFL football team after it signed Michael Sam, an openly gay football player to its practice squad.[2][3][4] He is the host of the radio show Behind the Curtain on Radio America.[5]

Jack Burkman


Burkman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] In January 2018, Burkman was attacked near his home by an unknown assailant using a chemical irritant.[6]

Burkman was educated at Georgetown University Law Center, where he earned a law degree.[1] He is a Republican Party lobbyist.[7]

In February 2014, Burkman claimed to be working on legislation that would prohibit openly gay players in the NFL.[7]

In June 2016, Burkman held an event called "Lobbyist for Trump" and invited all major lobbyists of Washington, D.C. to help raise money for Donald Trump's presidential campaign.[8] In July 2016, Burkman helped fundraising for Free the Delegates, an anti-Trump effort to change the delegate rules for the 2016 Republican National Convention.[9]

Burkman has investigated the unsolved murder of Seth Rich.[10]

On October 30, 2018, The Atlantic reported that Jack Burkman was offering women $20,000.00 to falsely accuse special counsel Robert Muller of sexual assault.

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