Show NotesPapa John Schnatter, Pizza Legend, joins Liberty & Justice Episode 31. John and Matt discuss pizza and entrepreneurship. This episode was recorded at CPAC Texas. Learn more about Papa John at https://papajohnschnatter.com/.
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John Schnatter is a father and grandfather, the founder of Papa John’s International, a major philanthropist who cares deeply about investing in tomorrow’s leaders, and one of America’s most iconic entrepreneurs.
John’s numerous business achievements and philanthropic efforts have earned him the 1998 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, and an induction into the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 2007. In 2011, John was also inducted into Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga Business School’s Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.
Today, John remains a shareholder of Papa John’s who continues to invest in Anchorage, Kentucky, the greater Louisville area and the South Florida area.
Matthew G. Whitaker was acting Attorney General of the United States (2018-2019). Prior to becoming acting Attorney General, Mr. Whitaker served as Chief of Staff to the Attorney General. He was appointed as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa by President George W. Bush, serving from 2004-2009. Whitaker was the managing partner of Des Moines based law firm, Whitaker Hagenow & Gustoff LLP from 2009 until rejoining DOJ in 2017. He was also the Executive Director for FACT, The Foundation for Accountability & Civic Trust, an ethics and accountability watchdog, between 2014 and 2017. Mr. Whitaker is Author of the book--Above the Law, The Inside Story of How the Justice Department Tried to Subvert President Trump. Buy Matt’s book here: https://amzn.to/3IXUOb8
Mr. Whitaker graduated with a Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa. While at Iowa, Mr. Whitaker was a three-year letterman on the football team where he received the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor.
Mr. Whitaker is now a Co-Chair of the Center for Law and Justice at America First Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow at the American Conservative Union Foundation. Matt is on the Board of Directors for America First Legal Foundation and is a Senior Advisor to IronGate Capital Advisors. He is also Of Counsel with the Graves Garrett law firm. Whitaker appears regularly to discuss legal and political issues on Fox News, Newsmax and other news outlets. He splits his time between Iowa, Florida and Washington, D.C.