A new report by the Washington Examiner showed that three Senate Democratic candidates publicly criticized the Paycheck Protection Program while they personally benefitted from it.
Maine’s state House speaker Sara Gideon, who is challenging Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), accused the sitting senator of putting a loophole into the bill to benefit out-of-state hotels, but her husband’s personal injury law firm took $1 to $2 million from the program.
Cal Cunningham, who faces Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC); and Mark Kelly, who is challenging Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) also criticized the program even though their companies also got millions from it.
“This is more proof they blindly wield Chuck Schumer’s talking points without any actual regard for how hypocritical they may be,” National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) communications director Jesse Hunt said of the three candidates.
It seems like Republicans may have a tough time holding on to the Senate majority in November, but let’s hope the voters think about this blatant hypocrisy when they go to the ballot box to cast their votes.
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