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Accountability | New Hampshire

Sununu Puts Trump’s Wall Ahead Of New Hampshire’s Economy, Workers

By Cole Driver on February 21, 2020.

With New Hampshire jobs and economic vitality on the line, Gov. Chris Sununu is remaining silent amid the Pentagon’s recent announcement that it intends to cut $223 million from the Marine Corps F-35 program to fund the president’s wall at the Southern border.

Accountability | Colorado

Report: Trump to Stick Colorado Springs Taxpayers With Bill for Campaign Rally

By Cole Driver on February 19, 2020.

Trump is set to roll into Colorado Springs for an expensive campaign stump on Feb. 20 and not pay a cent for his visit, according to a report by the Colorado Springs Independent.
In 2016, Trump made three separate appearances to campaign in Colorado Springs - before going on to lose the state in November - and never paid a single bill back to the city for the cost incurred to host his campaign.

Accountability | North Carolina

Alleged Military Champion Dan Forest Puts Trump’s Wall Before 4,000 North Carolina Workers

By Cole Driver on February 19, 2020.

Despite his campaign charge to “Make North Carolina the Nation’s No.1 Military-Friendly State,” gubernatorial candidate Dan Forest is remaining silent amid the Pentagon’s recent announcement that it intends to slash $223 million from the Marine Corps F-35 program to bankroll the president’s wall at the Southern border.
The F-35 program - which builds fighter jets used by many branches of the military - plays a key role in supporting the North Carolina economy. As of 2019, the F-35 program employed over 4,000 jobs at Fleet Readiness Center East, the largest industrial employer in Eastern NC.

Accountability | Montana

Gianforte’s Silence on Trump’s Border Wall Funding Scheme Could Cost Montana Millions

By Cole Driver on February 19, 2020.

With Montana manufacturing jobs potentially on the chopping block, Congressman Greg Gianforte is remaining silent amid the Pentagon’s recent announcement that it intends to cut $223 million from the Marine Corps F-35 program to fund the president’s wall at the Southern border.

Accountability | Colorado

Gardner Joins Trump’s Second Term Crusade to Slash Medicare, Social Security

By Cole Driver on February 13, 2020.

In an interview with CNBC in January, President Donald Trump laid bare his intent to gut Medicare and Social Security should he be reelected to a second term. “At some point they will be,” Trump said. “At the right time, we will take a look at that.” Despite claims to the contrary, CO. Sen. Cory Gardner’s interests to slash these vital programs are directly intertwined with the president.

Accountability | Iowa

Ernst and Trump Set Sights on Medicare, Social Security Cuts

By Cole Driver on February 13, 2020.

IA Sen. Joni Ernst’s recent admission that she wants to cut social security behind closed doors seems to have struck a chord with President Donald Trump, who, in an interview with CNBC in January flagrantly expressed his intention to gut Social Security and Medicare if reelected to a second term.

Accountability | Maine

Collins – Like Trump – Has Long Had Sights Set on Slashing Medicare, Social Security

By Cole Driver on February 13, 2020.

In an interview with CNBC in January, President Trump laid bare his intent to cut Medicare and Social Security should he be reelected to a second term. “At some point they will be,” Trump said. “At the right time, we will take a look at that.” And despite attempts to distance herself from President Trump’s flagrant promise, Susan Collins has a long history of supporting similar attempts to gut these vital programs that provide essential benefits for senior Mainers every year.

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