Matt Schlapp and Matt Dowd Get in Fierce Twitter Spat: ‘You Have No Principles’

American Conservative Union chair Matt Schlapp and ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd––both Bush 43 alumni––got in a bit of a personal feud on Twitter earlier tonight after Dowd called Schlapp out.

You may remember that controversy last week over one official’s racial insult at CPAC aimed at former RNC Chair Michael Steele. Steele was incensed and confronted Schlapp directly, expressing bewilderment about how part of Schlapp’s response to was to point out his criticisms of the GOP.

And with Schlapp still facing questions about it this week, Dowd weighed in by taking Steele’s side:

Schlapp responded and things quickly got personal:

The two of them previously got combative on ABC’s This Week back in January when Schlapp told Dowd, “Quit saying I’m a liar, Matt!”

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