This week, DNC Research Director Lauren Dillon penned an article for Medium.com on Scott Walker’s dubious financial dealings through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). “When Walker created the WEDC he appointed himself chairman and gave himself the authority to appoint much of the agency’s leadership team. And its board of directors? It shared a lot of names with his campaign donor rolls,” Dillon asserted.
Check out the full piece here.
Also this week, Senator Rand Paul, another GOP presidential hopeful contradicted many of his previously held positions in his call for a “more diverse” Republican Party. He has previously opposed equal pay measures, the Voting Rights Act, LGBT Rights, and the DREAM Act. Our Factivists have more on Rand Paul’s hypocrisy here.
Furthermore, Jeb Bush claimed to support increased funding for Alzheimer’s research, which directly contradicts his gubernatorial record. In fact, according to the Tampa Bay Times, Bush vetoed funding for Alzheimer’s programs at least four times, denying more than $12 million in funding. Read the full story here.
Have a safe and happy weekend.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Democratic National Committee