According to a review by American Ledger, Republican Arizona State Senator Kate Brophy McGee (LD-28) ran a pair of Facebook advertisements touting an endorsement from a pastor at the North Mountain Christian Assembly church, a member of the Assemblies of God, an anti-LGBTQ+ organization.
According to a review by American Ledger, Republican Arizona State Senate candidate Wendy Rogers is a member of The Oath Keepers, an extreme anti-government militia that believes in baseless conspiracy theories.
According to a review by American Ledger, several Republican Arizona lawmakers in the state House and a prominent state Senate candidate used their political offices and platforms to support Steve Bannon’s We Build the Wall, a group now facing blistering allegations of extensive fraudulent activity.
According to a review by American Ledger, GOP lawmakers in the Arizona Legislature passed legislation to weaken public benefits, harming part-time workers and exacerbating the significant economic pain unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In April 2019, Republican State Rep Anthony Kern (LD-20) used his power as chair of the Arizona House Rules Committee to kill legislation protecting workers who reported unsafe working conditions, laying the groundwork for dire conditions for Arizona workers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
A year later, as coronavirus cases spread...
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.
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.”