Governor of California. [14] During this time, he registered as a Republican. [16] This Kentucky campaign's advertising strategy was featured in the second edition of George Magazine. "As Dick Cheney said years ago, 'Freedom means freedom for everybody. "The die is cast on this issue when you look at the percentage of younger voters who support gay marriage", he was quoted as saying. [41] Schmidt parted ways with the podcast when he walked out in the middle of an episode in which Jordan and executive producer Adam Levine questioned Schmidt about his role as adviser to potential 2020 presidential candidate Howard Schultz. Founder of The Lincoln Project, Steve Schmidt, argues that the President’s own careless actions are the reason Joe Biden is so far ahead in the polls. Every once in a while, however, someone is able to break through the clutter -- and nail exactly what it is that makes Trump so unorthodox as president. 3. Nicolle Wallace and her husband of 14 years are getting a divorce, and she's reportedly dating one of her show's regular contributors. This is an assault on objective truth. [8], In June 2018, Schmidt renounced the Republican Party as "fully the party of Trump". Wikimedia Commons has media related to Steve Schmidt. In 1995, Schmidt managed the unsuccessful campaign for Kentucky Attorney General of Will T. Scott, who is formerly a Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court. In each episode of his weekly YouTube show, Chris Cillizza will delve a little deeper into the surreal world of politics. Steve Schmidt and his ex-wife, Angela, have three children. Schmidt said of Trump, "We have in America—right now, at this hour—to understand that you have a lawless president, a vile president, a corrupt president, a mean, cruel president, who is seeking to remake the world order."[34]. Like I said: It's brutal. And the doctor informs Burns he is "the sickest man in the entire United States. Schmidt joined the Bush administration as a Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor to Vice President Dick Cheney. He is a Republican and has worked on several political campaigns. "[30], In February 2013, Schmidt along with 74 other Republicans co-signed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in support of overturning Proposition 8. [6] He was a Vice Chair at the public relations firm Edelman[7] until he stepped down in July 2018. With the exception of a few Governors like Baker, Hogan and Kasich it is filled with feckless cowards who disgrace and dishonor the legacies of the party's greatest leaders ... Today the GOP has become a danger to our democracy and our values.