Days after news that Roy Blunt’s campaign manager and son opened a new lobbying firm, two of the senator’s former staffers merged their own lobbying shops and announced a new client list that includes Koch Industries, the NRA, Halliburton and Northrop Grumman.
It just keeps getting worse for Roy Blunt in Missouri. Just days after facing heat for supporting the same cable companies his son lobbies for, Blunt is once again confronted with headlines relating to the conflicts of interest at the heart of his reelection campaign. St.
VULNERABLE INCUMBENT ALERT: PORTMAN – WHO VOTED FOR FAST-TRACK – NOW SAYS HE’S AGAINST TPP. Six months ago, Senator Rob Portman voted to fast-track the trade agreement that he suddenly opposes, and before that, he declared his support for the agreement on film. In addition to fast-track, Portman has voted for EIGHT free trade deals and earned the titles “free-trade disciple” and “dedicated outsourcer” – so one stunning flip-flop won’t change the record he’s running from.
Portman’s Trade Announcement Shows Just How Vulnerable He Is
DSCC Communications Director Sadie Weiner released the following statement after Republicans walked away from bipartisan negotiations over an amendment to help the people of Flint, Michigan:
Blunt Previously Said He Didn’t “Even Understand Why That Would Be A Question” When Asked About Conflicts Between His Lobbyist Son Who Manages His Campaign
Senator Roy Blunt is once again making headlines for the conflicts of interest at the heart of his reelection campaign. We’ll let the headline and story speak for itself:
DSCC Communications Director Sadie Weiner released the following statement on Rand Paul’s decision to finally focus on his Senate reelection campaign:
Paul Skips Hearing on Terrorism in America One Day After Fifth Place Iowa Finish
A day after coming in fifth place Iowa, Rand Paul was a no-show at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing entitled “Front-Line Response to Terrorism in America.” Was he out on the campaign trail instead?