The cold, hard facts about House Republicans and pre-existing conditions

To: Reporters and Editors
From: Andrew Bates, American Bridge 21st Century
Date: 10/24/18
Subject: The cold, hard facts about House Republicans and pre-existing conditions

In a desperate move that underscores the challenges they face ahead of Election Day, House Republicans are lying to voters – and to the press – about their record on pre-existing conditions. Period. That is the overwhelming consensus of the American medical community, nonpartisan experts, and even select Republicans.

This Republican strategy insults the American people, the media, and respect for facts in general. Their hope is that if they repeat this lie on the campaign trail enough, they will skirt accountability from those who wish to challenge politicians when they deal in blatant falsehoods. This, however, will fail.

Here is the truth: In May of 2017, the House of Representatives passed a bill which would have gutted the Affordable Care Act’s landmark protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions such as cancer, opioid addiction, heart disease, […]

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WATCH: Danny on Dean

#TBT! Before Dean Heller and Danny Tarkanian take the stage with President Trump tonight in Las Vegas, we thought we’d take a walk down memory lane.

We’re sure tonight will be all about unity, but just one short year ago, with Tarkanian and Heller locked in a bitter Senate primary fight, they weren’t what we’d call allies.

Here’s a round up of Tarkanian’s greatest hits against Heller, to start the night off on the right — or, at least, the honest — foot:

WATCH Danny on Dean here.

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Brat Receives “Worst For Women” Award, Is Targeted by Campaign

American Bridge and UltraViolet PAC have launched a new campaign targeting U.S. Rep. Dave Brat for being one of the worst members of Congress for women in the entire country. Today, the organizations delivered a “Worst for Women” award to Brat’s district office in Glen Allen. This campaign highlights more than a dozen members of Congress as the “Worst for Women” with digital ads and a new micro-site featuring an inaugural legislative scorecard.

The most alarming parts of Brat’s specific record when it comes to women can be seen here

A Virginian activist concerned with Brat’s dangerous and extreme agenda presented the “Worst for Women” award to Rep. Brat’s office in Glen Allen today:

UltraViolet PAC and American Bridge delivered a Worst for Women
award to Dave Brat’s office in Glen Allen today.

The Worst for Women campaign has involved a five-figure digital buy, and it directs persuadable female voters to learn about the unaccpetable actions of members like Brat […]

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Cruz, Sessions Targeted by New “Worst For Women” Campaign

Today, American Bridge and UltraViolet PAC are launching a new campaign targeting Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Pete Sessions with grassroots actions across Texas. The campaign, “Worst for Women,” highlights more than a dozen members of Congress as the “Worst for Women” with digital ads and a new micro-site featuring an inaugural legislative scorecard.

Texans concerned with Cruz and Sessions’ dangerous and extreme agenda are presenting the “Worst for Women” award to Sen. Cruz and Rep. Sessions’ offices in Dallas, Austin, and Washington D.C. today.

 

UltraViolet PAC and American Bridge delivered a Worst for Women award to Ted Cruz’s office in Washington, D.C. today.

 

The Worst for Women five-figure digital buy has begun, and directs persuadable female voters to learn about Cruz and Sessions’ record on the Worst for Women micro-site, here: http://worstforwomen.com/.

Cruz and Sessions tout Trump’s dangerous and extreme agenda—voting in line with Trump as much as 98 percent of the time. They’ve consistently voted to repeal health care, to protect the […]

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American Bridge calls on John Faso to immediately return campaign donations from alleged insider trader Chris Collins

American Bridge is calling on John Faso to part with the thousands of dollars given to his campaign by the political action committee of Congressman Chris Collins, who was arrested and charged with insider trading this week by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Since 2015, Faso has accepted a total of $3,000 from Collins’s committee, the Congressional House Republican in Service PAC.

“Chris Collins epitomizes the Republican culture of corruption in Washington and John Faso should have returned this dirty money on Wednesday,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates. “Faso has used his office to back policies that help the wealthy at everyone else’s expense, and campaigning on that kind of record with money from an accused felon is unconscionable.”

Collins, a board member of Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, is alleged to have illegally arranged for his stock in the company to be dumped upon learning that the chief drug it was developing had proven to be a failure in […]

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American Bridge calls on Elise Stefanik to immediately return campaign donations from alleged insider trader Chris Collins

American Bridge is calling on Elise Stefanik to part with the thousands of dollars given to her campaign by the political action committee of Congressman Chris Collins, who was arrested and charged with insider trading this week by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Since 2013, Stefanik has accepted a total of $3,000 from Collins’s committee, the Congressional House Republican in Service PAC.

“Chris Collins epitomizes the Republican culture of corruption in Washington and Elise Stefanik should have returned this dirty money on Wednesday,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates. “Stefanik has used her office to back policies that help the wealthy at everyone else’s expense, and campaigning on that kind of record with money from an accused felon is unconscionable.”

Collins, a board member of Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, is alleged to have illegally arranged for his stock in the company to be dumped upon learning that the chief drug it was developing had proven to be a failure in […]

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American Bridge calls on Claudia Tenney to immediately return campaign donations from alleged insider trader Chris Collins

American Bridge is calling on Claudia Tenney to part with the thousands of dollars given to her campaign by the political action committee of Congressman Chris Collins, who was arrested and charged with insider trading this week by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Since 2013, Tenney has accepted a total of $4,000 from Collins’s committee, the Congressional House Republican in Service PAC.

“Chris Collins epitomizes the Republican culture of corruption in Washington and Claudia Tenney should have returned this dirty money on Wednesday,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates. “Tenney has used her office to back policies that help the wealthy at everyone else’s expense, and campaigning on that kind of record with money from an accused felon is unconscionable.”

Collins, a board member of Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, is alleged to have illegally arranged for his stock in the company to be dumped upon learning that the chief drug it was developing had proven to be a failure in […]

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American Bridge calls on Barbara Comstock to immediately return campaign donations from alleged insider trader Chris Collins

American Bridge is calling on Barbara Comstock to part with the thousands of dollars given to her campaign by the political action committee of Congressman Chris Collins, who was arrested and charged with insider trading this week by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Since 2014, Comstock has accepted a total of $2,000 from Collins’s committee, the Congressional House Republican in Service PAC.

“Chris Collins epitomizes the Republican culture of corruption in Washington and Barbara Comstock should have returned this dirty money on Wednesday,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates. “Comstock has used her office to back policies that help the wealthy at everyone else’s expense, and campaigning on that kind of record with money from an accused felon is unconscionable.”

Collins, a board member of Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, is alleged to have illegally arranged for his stock in the company to be dumped upon learning that the chief drug it was developing had proven to be a […]

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American Bridge calls on Andy Barr to immediately return campaign donations from alleged insider trader Chris Collins 

American Bridge is calling on Congressman Andy Barr to part with the thousands of dollars given to his campaign by the political action committee of Congressman Chris Collins, who was arrested and charged with insider trading this week by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

This election cycle, Barr has accepted a total of $3,000 from Collins’s committee, the Congressional House Republican in Service PAC.

“Chris Collins epitomizes the Republican culture of corruption in Washington and Andy Barr should have returned this dirty money on Wednesday,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates. “Barr has used his office to back policies that help the wealthy at everyone else’s expense, and campaigning on that kind of record with money from an accused felon is unconscionable.”

Collins, a board member of Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, is alleged to have illegally arranged for his stock in the company to be dumped upon learning that the chief drug it was developing had proven to be a […]

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American Bridge calls on Mike Coffman to immediately return campaign donations from alleged insider trader Chris Collins 

American Bridge is calling on Congressman Mike Coffman to part with the thousands of dollars given to his campaign by the political action committee of Congressman Chris Collins, who was arrested and charged with insider trading this week by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Since 2013, Coffman has accepted a total of $3,000 from Collins’s committee, the Congressional House Republican in Service PAC.

“Chris Collins epitomizes the Republican culture of corruption in Washington and Mike Coffman should have returned this dirty money on Wednesday,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates. “Coffman has used his office to back policies that help the wealthy at everyone else’s expense, and campaigning on that kind of record with money from an accused felon is unconscionable.”

Collins, a board member of Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, is alleged to have illegally arranged for his stock in the company to be dumped upon learning that the chief drug it was developing had proven to be […]

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