1 DAY: Reminder: Rosendale Refused to Discuss His Record of Voting Against Veterans

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – We know by now that Matt Rosendale doesn’t like to answer tough questions, so it should be no surprise that when he was asked to explain his voting record against veterans, Rosendale “refused to discuss any votes he took in the Legislature.” Why? The answer to that is easy — in the legislature, Rosendale voted against securing a key state match to build … Read More

2 DAYS: Reminder: Rosendale Cooked Books In End Run Around Campaign Finance Law

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – A few months ago, East Coast developer Matt Rosendale was caught using a shady campaign finance scheme to allow his wealthy out-of-state donors to exceed the legal contribution limit. Campaign finance experts called Rosendale’s maneuver a “legal form of money laundering” through which donors – none of whom were from Montana – gave up to $8,000 to Rosendale’s campaign, while the … Read More

3 DAYS: Reminder: Rosendale Not Looking Out For Montanans With Pre-Existing Conditions

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – One of Matt Rosendale’s DC fundraising buddies, Mitch McConnell, confirmed last month that he would continue trying to strip protections for folks with pre-existing conditions after the midterms if he got the votes. That’s in line with Rosendale, whose plan for our current health care system would also end protections for Montanans with pre-existing conditions. His support for expanding … Read More

4 DAYS: Reminder: Rosendale Has Refused To Disavow His Party’s Platform Plank to Transfer Public Lands

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – So far, Matt Rosendale has yet to disavow the Montana Republican Party’s platform, which calls for the transfer of federal public lands. Only recently has Rosendale claimed to oppose the transfer of federal public lands – which, as the Montana Standard put it, seems a lot like his pollsters told him what to say publicly. And now he’s bringing in Sen. Mike … Read More

5 DAYS: Reminder: Rosendale Can’t Give Specifics On How He’ll Protect Montanans With Pre-Existing Conditions

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Although East Coast developer Matt Rosendale has been asked multiple times how he plans to protect Montanans with pre-existing conditions, he has yet to give an answer. When given the chance to respond, Rosendale offered no specifics, was “vague,” and “did not specifically address” how he planned to protect Montanans with pre-existing conditions. Meanwhile, as insurance commissioner, Rosendale … Read More

Rosendale Scared to Tell Truth to Montanans, Repeatedly Refused to Answer Questions

Brooke BainumNews

Since Primary, Rosendale Refused to Comment…A Lot Helena – What’s the spookiest thing to Matt Rosendale this Halloween? Judging from his pattern of ducking and altogether dodging questions, it’s having to come clean with Montanans. As far as we can tell, he hasn’t done one interview on his tour around Montana filled with out-of-staters. One look at Rosendale’s history and it’s … Read More

6 DAYS: Reminder: Rosendale Dropped Charges Against Top Campaign Donors

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Just days after taking office as state auditor, Matt Rosendale met with the head of a company whose executives had funneled $13,000 to his campaign for auditor. One day following a second meeting with reps for the donors, Rosendale dropped long-standing charges and fines against the company. A government ethics watchdog said it was noteworthy Rosendale would set up … Read More

7 DAYS: Reminder: Rosendale Signed Form Under Penalty of Perjury Stating He Was A Maryland Resident

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – After Matt Rosendale was found out for signing under penalty of perjury that he was a Maryland resident to get a tax break, he accused a title company of deliberately altering the two separate tax documents that he signed. This accusation came after Rosendale claimed that he had only signed the documents because there was a sticky note from his accountant next to … Read More

8 DAYS: Reminder: Rosendale Pocketed Contributions From Insurance Execs, Pushed Plans Like Theirs That Don’t Have To Cover Pre-Existing Conditions

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – During Matt Rosendale’s tenure as insurance commissioner, out-of-state short-term insurance company executives gave his campaign more than $16,000. Rosendale’s campaign then took that money, and paid Rosendale back for a personal loan he made to his campaign. After Rosendale pocketed that cash, he became a “big booster” of short-term plans — which aren’t required to cover pre-existing conditions — … Read More

9 DAYS: Reminder: Rosendale Doesn’t Show Up For Montanans

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Just days after telling reporters, “You’ll see me in Whitefish” for the first U.S. Senate debate of the general election, Matt Rosendale went back on his word and bailed on the debate. That’s not the first time Rosendale has failed to show up for Montanans. This summer, Rosendale refused to hold public hearings during the rate review period. … Read More