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Accountability | Michigan

Trump’s COVID-19 Leadership Created Economic Catastrophe In Michigan

By Chai Karve on June 25, 2020.

As the United States enters what looks to be a prolonged financial recession, Michiganders are feeling the pain of President Donald Trump’s catastrophic failure to lead the nation through the COVID-19 crisis. 

Accountability | Pennsylvania

Biden’s Public Service, Pennsylvania Roots Contrast Trump’s Inherited Wealth and Chaotic Presidency

By Chai Karve on June 25, 2020.

With less than five months until the general election, more and more of the rural and small-town Pennsylvanians who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 are turning away from the President and towards former Vice President Joe Biden. Recent polling shows the VP with a commanding, 10-point lead in Pennsylvania. Voters in Pennsylvania are done with President Trump’s chaotic, weak, and divisive leadership, and they are responding positively to Joe Biden’s life experience and dignified record in public service.

Accountability | Arizona

Arizona GOP Lawmakers Prioritize Campaigning Over People’s Lives

By Chai Karve on June 10, 2020.

As coronavirus cases in Arizona have spiked dramatically in recent weeks, a host of Republican lawmakers in the state are beginning to hold in-person campaign rallies and events, potentially endangering the lives of Arizonans to promote their reelection bids. 

Accountability | New Hampshire

NH Republican Don Bolduc Is Tied to Hate Group That Claimed George Floyd’s Murder Was Staged

By Cole Driver on June 2, 2020.

In March, Republican New Hampshire Sen. candidate Don Bolduc appeared on a right-wing talk radio show hosted by the leader of a hate group whose members said this past week that George Floyd’s murder was staged. The group also posted a video claiming that Floyd was a gang member.

Accountability | North Carolina

Thom Tillis Promotes Hydroxychloroquine While Holding Stock In Its Producer

By Cole Driver on April 30, 2020.

North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis has been promoting a dangerous and untested “miracle” drug, Hydroxychloroquine  - which has not proven effective in remedying coronavirus - as he holds a major financial stake in several of its pharmaceutical producers, including Sanofi and Novartis. 

Accountability | Texas

Dallas-Area GOP Lawmakers Left Nursing Homes Defenseless Against COVID-19

By Cole Driver on April 23, 2020.

In 2017, as Texas faced a nursing home staffing crisis, three Dallas-area GOP State Representatives, Angie Chen Button (Dist. 112), Jeff Leach (Dist. 67), and Matt Shaheen (Dist. 66) voted against a critical bill that would have availed new funding to nursing homes, allowing them to hire staff and increase wages.

Accountability

Trump’s Economic Task Force Loaded With Conflicts of Interests, CEO Mega-Donors

By Cole Driver on April 16, 2020.

According to new FEC filings, several CEOs appointed by President Trump to help manage the White House task force to reopen the country previously donated millions to underwrite the president’s reelection campaign, raising questions about the ability of wealthy donors to buy access to influence federal policy during the COVID-19 crisis. 

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