Steve Schmidt Reportedly Cut By MSNBC Due To Conflicts Of Interest
MSNBC has reportedly cut ties with political analyst Steve Schmidt because he is advising billionaire Howard Schultz on a possible independent bid for the U.S. presidency.
According to the Free Beacon, MSNBC is dropping Schmidt as a contributor after Schultz this week appeared to be moving forward with his presidential plans.
Earlier this week, journalist Eleanor Clift criticized Schmidt for supporting a possible “spoiler” in the presidential race.
“And the danger is, you’re going to elect the candidate you least want to elect,” Clift warned on Sunday. “Steve Schmidt has spent the last two years kind of apologizing for his role in getting Sarah Palin on the ticket with John McCain.”
“I think he’d think long and hard about being part of another effort that could well turn out not like wants it to,” she added.
Date Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2019 , Total Page Views: 2778