Gillespie in Panic Mode

Following the Virginia Republican Gubernatorial Debate at Liberty University, American Bridge President Jessica Mackler made the following statement:

“Ed Gillespie was in panic mode as he was pummeled by his opponents for his swampy lobbying career. But despite his desperation, he offered up the same disastrous ideas as President Trump: huge tax cuts for the wealthy and cruel policies to young Virginians seeking an education. Clearly, the campaign trail is getting to him.”

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Bruce Rauner is taking Illinois down with him

In Morning Consult’s new rankings of governors, Governor Rauner ranks in the top ten of governors with the highest disapproval rating, adding yet another poll to the heap that show voters are unhappy with his failed leadership.

“It’s no wonder Gov. Rauner’s popularity is tanking as badly as Illinois’ credit ratings,” said American Bridge spokesperson Lizzy Price. “While Rauner is taking Illinois down with him, Illinois voters are stuck with the results of his failed record: lost jobs and a public school funding disaster. ”

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Good luck, Scott Walker

In Morning Consult’s new rankings of governors, Governor Walker ranks in the top ten of governors with the highest disapproval rating, adding yet another poll to the heap that show voters are unhappy with his failed leadership.

“Walker has to convince those covered by the Affordable Care Act that he continues to rail against and the parents of children who have seen severe cuts in their schools that he’s earned another term. Good luck with that.” – American Bridge spokesperson Lizzy Price

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Gillespie’s No Good, Very Bad Week in Review

What a week it’s been for Ed Gillespie.

Gillespie finally admitted that he’d support any of the Republican candidates for Governor, even if it’s Corey Stewart – who calls himself the “Trump before Trump.” The same Corey Stewart who recently used a pejorative term in a public forum that leaders in his own party condemned as “racist” and only used by white supremacists. Last week, he admitted they share the same values.

But it didn’t end there. Gillespie was praised by a known hate group. Tony Perkins of The Family Research Council applauded Gillespie’s inflammatory comments supporting the discriminatory, so-called bathroom bill in North Carolina, a bill which could cost North Carolina more than $3.76 billion over the next dozen years, according to the AP. Gillespie said he’d support […]

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Ed Gillespie Admits He Shares Principles With Corey Stewart

This week, when asked how he’d unify his party in the wake of political attacks from his Republican primary opponents, Ed Gillespie said, “I’m running on conservative principles that we share.” Ed Gillespie knows exactly what he’s doing. From opposing women’s control over their own health care to supporting laws that violate civil liberties and encourage racial profiling, Gillespie and Corey Stewart are two peas in a pod.

American Bridge spokesperson Lizzy Price made the following statement, “Ed Gillespie is fooling no one. Gillespie and Stewart shares the same dangerously divisive policies that would pit Virginians against each other. Virginians deserve a governor that will work on behalf of everyone, not promote hateful policies that will make their lives harder.”

TRANSCRIPT
GILLESPIE: “Well I think people realize the stakes of this election are very, very high. I have not, uh, you know launched any of the kinds of attacks against my opponents […]

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Pat McCrory Calls Donald Trump “The Best Of America”

That’s right, at the Trump rally in Wilmington, Governor Pat McCrory said that the GOP nominee who has attacked Gold Star families, made fun of a disabled reporter, and bragged about sexual assault, is “the best of America.” Hardly surprising from a governor who torpedoed North Carolina’s economy with the discriminatory HB2 law.

See for yourself:

Trump: Come here, Governor. He’s been loyal to Trump from day one.

McCrory: We need an outsider to clean up Washington, D.C. Just like we had an outsider to clean up Raleigh, North Carolina. This is the best of America. God bless y’all. Thank you very much.

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Christie back to fetching McDonalds for Trump

Christie: “Guilty or not guilty?”; Rabid masses: “GUILTY!”

Donald Trump’s transition chair and almost VP pick, Chris Christie, was finally out of the dog house and given permission to campaign on Trump’s behalf in New Hampshire and Pennsylvania this weekend…that is, until today when two of his top aides were found guilty of all charges in the Bridgegate political scandal.

Now that Christie’s allies were found guilty, don’t the prosecution’s assertions that Christie knew about using government resources for political retaliation have even greater crediblity?

And what does it say about Donald Trump that he’d keep Christie in his inner circle through these allegations of corruption and using taxpayer dollars to settle personal vendettas — especially since Trump previously claimed that Christie “totally knew about it”? One hint as to why Trump has maintained a close friendship with Christie might lie with Christie wiping out $25 million of […]

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Governor McCrory Hurt The North Carolina Economy, Now His Own Stock Is Plummeting

Governor Pat McCrory is in trouble. McCrory’s stock has been plummeting since he took office, and he’s finally dug himself a hole too deep to climb out of.

After the governor signed HB2 into law in the dead of night, his approval numbers took a nose dive. The disastrous HB2 continues to damage North Carolina’s economy and reputation, and now as they attempt to defend Donald Trump’s disgusting comments caught on tape in 2005, which seem to mirror too well what they said HB2 would prevent, McCrory and his Republican cronies won’t back down.

At the same time that HB2 is keeping jobs out of the state, McCrory’s touting around his favorite talking point on the “Carolina Comeback,” or as the Triad Business Journal called it the “Carolina meh.” Advocating for policies right out of the Koch handbook, McCrory has prevented the economic growth North Carolina deserves.

The state has seen more […]

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WATCH: McCrory Has His Kelly Ayotte Moment, Calls Trump A Role Model

Governor Pat McCrory — sticking with Donald Trump even after he bragged about assaulting women — calls Trump a “Role Model.”

Chuck Todd: Any part of him make him a role model?

Pat McCrory: I think what makes him a role model is where he does stand strong on certain issues that need to be said, especially outside Washington D.C.

Watch:

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