Candidate Under Investigation in PA Road Fatality is Vice Chair of CPAC

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 27: (L-R) Matt Schlapp, Moderator, American Conservative Union Chairman, and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Minority Leader, participate in a discussion titled 'Winning Back America' du... ORLANDO, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 27: (L-R) Matt Schlapp, Moderator, American Conservative Union Chairman, and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Minority Leader, participate in a discussion titled 'Winning Back America' during the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 27, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Begun in 1974, CPAC brings together conservative organizations, activists, and world leaders to discuss issues important to them. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) MORE LESS

You see this story about the gubernatorial candidate from Pennsylvania who’s being investigated for his involvement in a fatal motorcycle accident. He apparently drove for miles after the accident with the motorcycle stuck to the front of his car. Charlie Gerow insists he wasn’t the “cause” of the accident. As I said, his role in the accident is currently being investigated by Pennsylvania State Police.

But TPM Reader BH points out that Gerow is not just a candidate for governor. He’s the Vice Chair of the American Conservative Union, the group that puts on CPAC.

In fact, that’s more or less all ACU does these days. He even addressed CPAC’s get together down in Texas just a couple weeks ago. When I saw this I figured maybe ACU/CPAC has a bunch of Vice Chairs. But actually not. ACU’s website lists two members of the organization’s Board of Directors: Chairman Matt Schlapp and Vice Chair Charlie Gerow.

Small world.

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