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CPAC Attendee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The American Conservative Union said Saturday that one of the attendees at its CPAC conference in Washington last week has tested positive for the coronavirus. 

ACU tweeted the news: 


Among the speakers at the conference was President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and FCC commissioners Michael O'Rielly and Brendan Carr. 

Related: Carr, O'Rielly Raise Big Tech Red Flags at CPAC 

ACU said the attendee was not at any events in the main hall, where the President spoke. 

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.