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Accountability | Arizona

McSally Repeatedly Voted to Cut Medicare and Social Security

By Cole Driver on March 5, 2020.

In an interview with CNBC in January, President Donald Trump made clear 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.”

Accountability | Arizona

New Documents Show AZ Rep. Kern Knowingly Misled About Peace Officer Credentials

By American Ledger Team on February 26, 2020.

According to new documents obtained by American Ledger, Arizona State Rep. Anthony Kern knowingly misled the public about his credentials as a registered peace officer after years of claiming just the opposite.

American Ledger obtained two private investigation agency applications from 2014 and 2016 where Kern declared that he was...

Accountability | Arizona

Arizona Rep. Jay Lawrence Sends Campaign Cash to Wife, Purportedly Breaks Arizona Law

By Cole Driver on February 11, 2020.

According to an Arizona Capitol Times Yellow Sheet Report, Arizona House Rep. Jay Lawrence (Dist. 23) may have violated campaign finance laws by failing to report multiple years of payments to his wife from his own campaign fund.

Accountability | Arizona

McSally Didn’t Disclose Employers of Donors Who Have Given Her $2 Million Since 2017

By on April 19, 2019.

Sen. Martha McSally’s last fundraising report did not disclose employment information for 84 different donors who contributed more than $60,000, adding to the $2.1 million reported without such information in the last two years and rehashing an issue from a past campaign that resulted in an audit by the Federal Election Commission.

Immigration | Arizona

These 12 GOP Senators Jeopardized $2.6B in Military Funding for Their States to Build Trump’s Wall

By on March 19, 2019.

The Pentagon on Monday released a list of $6.8 billion worth of military-construction projects that could be scuttled to pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall, posing political issues for Republican senators who could see bases in their home states lose hundreds of millions of dollars. More than $2.6 billion of that funding would come from 12 states where Republican senators who supported Trump’s declaration are facing re-election next year.

Corruption & Secrecy | Arizona

Kyl to Resign From Senate 3 Days Before Financial Disclosure Filing Deadline

By on December 14, 2018.

Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., announced today he will resign from his appointed seat on Dec. 31, three days before the former lobbyist is required to file financial-disclosure paperwork.

Corruption & Secrecy | Arizona

McSally Embraced Trump, but Not His Pledge to ‘Drain the Swamp’

By on October 18, 2018.

Since Donald Trump was elected, Rep. Martha McSally has voted to protect Trump and his political appointees from scrutiny while obstructing efforts to overturn Citizens United and stop the flow of dark money into politics, a review of her voting record showed. McSally, R-Ariz., now running for an open Senate seat, has even boasted that she votes with Trump more than any other Arizonan in Congress.

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