• Congressman Gaetz (FL-R)

  • Gov. Chris Christy (NJ-R)

  • Colorado 2012

  • California Field Work, Prop 19

COP on the Hill: Stories from the week of August 24, 2018

COP on the Hill

Stories from the week of August 24, 2018

She was curious: Senator Capito of WV entered the elevator with her aide. Halfway up, she asked what COP stood for. This sparked a nice little chat on the topic of drug war.

Fundamental shift in my day: As you know, we easily have enough votes to pass a 10th Amendment bill out of the House. The Senate contains about 60, if, IF all Democrats vote our way. Thus, effective this week I will almost exclusively organize meetings with Senate staffers. I will still visit the House for hearings and pass out updates. Moreover, I will only schedule these meetings when the Senate is not in session. This will allow me to follow the solid example of my MPP colleague Don Murphy to become omni-present in the three Senate buildings AND have short chats with Senators before and after hearings.

The Daily Caller is an online news source for many. From goodness knows where they found a foto of my backside in NH at a Chris Christie rally and used it. Click on the URL and the foto jumps out.

http://dailycaller.com/2018/08/20/new-jersey-legalize-pot/

This week’s stats:

2906 Presentations to Congressional staffers… 13 this week

274 personal chats with a Member of Congress… 01 this week (Senator Capito, R-WV)
1 Meetings – meetings, hearings, etc.

350 chats with other elected officials, state reps, senators, VIPs, etc. 03 this week (2R candidate for Congress, one OK county commissioner)

COP stats since inception: August 2009

30 major conferences attended – (UN drug conference, CPAC, LULAC, NRA, CBC, ASA, DPA, Dem & Repub. Presidential conventions., National Review, Republican Annual Retreat etc.) 0 this week -ALEC
78 Appearances/Interviews on major TV/Radio/Print media. 00.. This week (Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, BBC, CNN, NPR, German, Swiss, French, Spanish TV and radio)
84 Radio Interviews. 0 this week
152 interviews and reports in minor media = 0 this week.
Weekly attendance at Grover Norquist’s Wednesday brunch attended by 150 conservative leaders. Named the “Grand Central Station of the Conservative Movement.”
* 2 editorials in daily papers mentioning Howard’s efforts & in support of COP position
84 published letters to the editor (value per MAPINC in free publicity: $83,000) 0 this week
43 published interviews/foto in major (daily) newspapers or magazine… 0 this week

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