Failed Gubernatorial Candidate Gianforte Would Fail Everyday Montanans in the Governor’s Office

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Helena, Mont. — Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today issued the following statement after Rep. Greg Gianforte formally announced his run for the Montana gubernatorial race: “Greg Gianforte is asking Montanans to vote for an anti-health care, anti-public access, anti-privacy, failed candidate,” Lindeen said. “Over the last two years, Montanans have watched Gianforte vote repeatedly against affordable health care, only to … Read More

Montana Democratic Party’s Statement on Failed Gubernatorial Candidate Greg Gianforte Entering 2020 Gubernatorial Race

Sam Offerdahl2019, Gianforte, News, Republicans

Helena, Mont. – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today issued the following statement after failed gubernatorial candidate and Montana’s current at-large representative in the U.S. House of Representatives Greg Gianforte filed for the 2020 gubernatorial race: “Montanans already rejected Greg Gianforte for governor once – and it’s no surprise why,” Lindeen said. “Gianforte poured millions into his own failed campaign while … Read More

Rep. Greg Gianforte Today Voted Against Protecting Montanans with Preexisting Conditions

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Helena – Rep. Greg Gianforte today voted against a bill to protect Montanans with preexisting conditions, on the same day Montana’s Governor Steve Bullock signed into law legislation to protect access to affordable health care for Montanans. The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act, H.R. 986. The bill would block recent efforts to allow … Read More

Tax Day Reminder: Daines and Gianforte Voted to Give Tax Breaks to Corporations and the Wealthiest Americans as Montanans See Shrinking Refunds

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Helena – On the deadline for the first tax filing season after Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Greg Gianforte voted for the GOP tax law that handed hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks to corporations and the wealthiest Americans, Montanans are noticing smaller tax refunds — or even owe money to the Internal Revenue Service. And Montanans are not alone. From … Read More

In Case You Missed It: Rep. Greg Gianforte Voted Against Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

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Shelby, Mont. – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen issued the following statement after Rep. Greg Gianforte voted against reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on the U.S. House floor yesterday. “It’s unacceptable that Gianforte joined a minority in voting against bipartisan, commonsense legislation to protect victims of domestic violence and sexual assault,” Lindeen said. “Voting against the … Read More

Gianforte Votes with Washington to Allow Bikes in Wilderness Areas, Now Wishes He Could Take It Back

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Helena—In December, Multimillionaire Congressman Greg Gianforte put his Washington party bosses before Montana when he voted to allow bikes in Montana’s 11 wilderness areas. At the time, he said his vote “restores the original intent of the Wilderness Act.” Now, after Montanans spoke out against his vote, Gianforte says he wishes he could take it back. But Gianforte’s decision to side with Washington … Read More

Desperate for Accomplishments & Their Own Tax Breaks, Daines and Gianforte Say Tax Proposal is “do-or-die”

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After almost 10 months with no major accomplishments besides multiple failed attempts to destroy the health care system, Senator Steve Daines and Congressman Greg Gianforte are desperate. In interviews over the past week, each acknowledged that if their tax proposal is not passed into law by the end of the year, they should be held responsible for Washington’s lack of action on the most important issues facing Montana.

Gianforte Friend Says She “would have shot” Ben Jacobs

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Karen Marshall, Vice President of Programs for the Gallatin County Republican Women and friend of Congressman Greg Gianforte, called into the radio program Voices of Montana yesterday to share some thoughts on Gianforte’s assault of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs: the “media reporter at Greg’s barbeque, I was there. I’m a friend of Greg’s. If that kid had done to me what he did to Greg, I would have shot him.”