Speaking to reporters in the Google media lounge at the RNC convention, RNC chairman Reince Priebus fired back a comment at MSNBC's Chris Matthews, who earlier berated Republicans for playing the "race card."

"If somebody wants to grab the flag and try to be the biggest jerk in the room sometimes you just let them go," Priebus said.

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