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COP on the Hill: Stories from the week of July 27, 2018

COP on the Hill

Stories from the week of July 27, 2018

Cman Connor Lamb & Karma: Two months ago, just before he was sworn in, I bumped into Lamb at the elevator near his office. We had an excellent 5-minute chat. This week in the same spot, there he was. I asked him how’s it going after two months. He responded, “you tell me.” We need 534 more members of Congress like him.

Box of Chocolates: I studied my Spanish on the train Wednesday morning (I pick a different language each morning) …Of course at Grover’s brunch 8 conservative French guests showed up. I switched gears and had over 20 minutes of bavardage (chat) with them.

Method to the Madness: I opened 188 doors in Rayburn this week to finish in the House the task of handing out Update 2018 (part two—so much positive news I had to do this twice!!) I asked and was often given the opportunity to chat for 1-2 minutes with the criminal justice aide, usually someone I had already made a full presentation to. All good, as it renews the relationship and I receive good info on where the Member stands (so many positions are “evolving.”)

This week’s stats:

2878 Presentations to Congressional staffers… 35 this week
277 personal chats with a Member of Congress… 03 (CMan Massie R-KY, Clay D-M), Lamb D-PA)
261 chats with other elected officials, state reps, senators, VIPs, etc. 04 this week (2 persons running for the House this fall)
1 Meetings – meetings, hearings, etc.

COP stats since inception: August 2009

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
29 major conferences attended – (United Nations drug conference, CPAC, LULAC, NRA, CBC, ASA, DPA, Dem & Repub. Presidential conventions., National Review, Republican Annual Retreat etc.) 00 this week
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