Senate Congress

Forget Tax Cuts, Arizona GOP Senate Candidates Focused On 2020 Lies

A new report from CNN details the state of the race in Arizona’s messy and crowded GOP U.S. Senate primary, where “all of [the GOP Senate candidates] have embraced some level of rhetoric about shoring up confidence in US elections,” and endorsed Arizona Republicans’ sham “audit” that aims to undermine voter confidence in the election and overrule voters.

As the Republican candidates promote baseless lies and look back toward 2020, “suppressing their own voters,” families across Arizona are looking toward the future. Despite congressional Republicans’ complete opposition, parents across the state last week began receiving up to $300 a month per child thanks to the work of U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly and Democrats in Congress — a tax cut for working families that the GOP candidates have shown zero sign of supporting

CNN: 2020 election becomes early dividing line for Republicans in crucial 2022 Senate race in Arizona

By: Alex Rogers and Michael Warren | July 17th, 2021

Key Points:

  • “All of [the Arizona GOP Senate candidates] have embraced some level of rhetoric about shoring up confidence in US elections.”
  • “Masters said so-called election integrity ‘may be the top priority’ of his campaign and said, ‘it’s really hard to know’ who won the presidential race.”
  • “Brnovich has […] defended the audit, telling the Justice Department that his office would ‘not tolerate any effort to undermine’ it.”
  • “Lamon has donated millions of dollars to a voter registration group affiliated with prominent election fraud conspiracy theorists, according to Axios.”

Read the full CNN report here.