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.
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.
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.
Fact Check: McSally Campaigned on Protecting Benefits and Consumer Privacy but Did Opposite in Congress
At a town hall in Sahuarita, Ariz., last year, Rep. Martha McSally was asked a yes-or-no question: Would she defend Social Security and Medicare?
McSally responded emphatically, “Yes,” and the audience cheered. But McSally’s record in Congress gave a different answer.
Despite promises to the contrary, the Republican who is now...
After repeatedly promising Arizonans she would preserve protections for pre-existing conditions, McSally voted for the 2017 Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act that would take away the guarantee prohibiting price discrimination for individuals with pre-existing conditions.
The new executive director of a conservative PAC supporting Martha McSally and Rick Scott has a long record of tweets degrading women.
Rep. Martha McSally dismissed new sexual misconduct training last year for the military because male soldiers and sailors would find it to be “a waste of time” and would grow to resent their female colleagues.