After Fiery Hamburger Speech At CPAC, Fox News Parts Ways With Seb Gorka

NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Former White House adviser Sebastian Gorka speaks during CPAC 2019 February 28, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. The American Conservative Union hosts the annual Conservat... NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Former White House adviser Sebastian Gorka speaks during CPAC 2019 February 28, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. The American Conservative Union hosts the annual Conservative Political Action Conference to discuss conservative agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 4, 2019 7:55 a.m.

Conservative pundit and former White House official Sebastian Gorka is no longer a paid contributor at Fox News, the network confirmed to TPM Monday.

Gorka made headlines last week for his comments at the Conservative Political Action Conference, when he claimed that Democrats’ Green New Deal was a guise to “take away your hamburgers.”

“They want to take your pickup truck, they want to rebuild your home, they want to take away your hamburgers,” he said. “This is what Stalin dreamt about but never achieved.”

It is unclear if Gorka’s comments led to him breaking ties with the network, where he frequently appeared as a guest on Sean Hannity’s and Jeanine Pirro’s shows. Gorka told The Hollywood Reporter in an email that he decided not to renew his contract with Fox because he wants to focus on his new radio show.

H/t: Marketwatch and Mediaite.

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