VIDEO: Walker Stapleton Called Out for Repeatedly Lying in New Ad

WATCH: “We’ve been putting political ads to our truth test for years, and you really don’t see that many blatantly false claims…but Walker Stapleton, he dares to be different”

“Bona fide false”

“Overstatement”

“As State Treasurer, Stapleton barely has the power to stop payment on a check”

“This ad is writing checks his record can’t cash”

That’s gonna leave a mark. Last night, 9 News in Denver ran a brutal segment tearing apart the claims in Republican candidate for Colorado Governor, and occasional State Treasurer, Walker Stapleton’s first television ad. Stapleton, who boasts that he doesn’t show up to work when it rains, made numerous claims in the ad that 9 News found to be “bona fide false,” “blatantly false,” and “overstatements.” The segment concluded with journalist Brandon Rittiman saying, “this ad is writing checks his record can’t cash.” Ouch.

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Walker Stapleton Refuses to Work When it Rains

Does he melt if he gets wet or something? Today, video surfaced of Republican candidate for Colorado Governor, and occasional State Treasurer, Walker Stapleton telling an audience that he doesn’t show up to work if it’s raining. No, really. He said that. Even worse, this isn’t the first time Stapleton has come under fire for not doing his job. In fact, just last night, Stapleton skipped an important meeting of the Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA). Stapleton is on the PERA Board of Trustees.

 

“Maybe Walker Stapleton should buy himself an umbrella and get to work instead of collecting a taxpayer funded paycheck for staying at home when there is bad weather,” said American Bridge spokesperson Zach Hudson. “Colorado deserves a Governor who shows up to work rain or shine, not a politician like Walker Stapleton who doesn’t do his job if it means he gets a […]

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