Archive - Dec 2011 - Perspectives
Mitt Romney announced the support of North Carolina U.S. Sen. Richard Burr on Thursday night.
âI am honored to have Senator Burrâs support,â said Romney. âSenator Burr has been a consistent conservative who is committed to lowering taxes, abolishing unnecessary regulations, and restoring our nationâs fiscal health. With his help, I look forward to bringing my message of a âSimpler, Smaller, and Smarterâ federal government to voters in North Carolina and across the nation.â
Congressional candidate Ken Fortenberry today called on U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry to quit protecting his corrupt colleagues and immediately cosponsor legislation that would prohibit insider trading of securities by members and employees of Congress.
âItâs time for Mr. McHenry to end his silence on this important issue and to start doing the right thing for the people he represents,â said Fortenberry, the congressmanâs Republican opponent in next Mayâs primary. âThe politicians in Washington continue to get the gold mine while the people get the shaft.