Steve Deace Tore Into Scott Walker For Calling Into Radio Show Late

Conservative radio host Steve Deace discusses former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the March 11, 2015 episode of MSNBC's "NewsNation with Tamron Hall."
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Iowa conservative radio host Steve Deace tore into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) last week when the presidential candidate called in late for a scheduled radio interview.

“Well, I was told we were going to have Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. In fact, they told me that before we went on the show today. And they were adamant,” Deace said in the third hour of his Thursday radio show.

“You know how I feel about late guests,” Deace continued. “Ted Cruz was late to this show once. I doubt he’ll ever be late again because I made him sit there for 10 damn minutes while I talked and went through the entire commercial break.”

Deace, who plays a large role in Iowa conservative politics, made it clear that joining his show for an interview would help Republican presidential candidates in Iowa.

“We’re interviewing people for a job. That’s what we do. Are you late for your interview? I’m not late for mine — not if I want the job. So, yeah, I’m upset. I’m not doing much here — just a national radio show. You told us you want to come on, we set the time aside for you to do so,” he said. “There’s only a few thousand potential voters and activists you’d probably want to talk to.”

Shortly after Deace’s complaint, Walker called in for the scheduled interview. Deace told Walker that he has “the most impressive list of policy accomplishments we’ve ever seen from a Republican presidential candidate” before launching into a few questions for the governor.

H/t Igor Bobic

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