MNGOP Convention Countdown: Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Jason Lewis Puts Special Interests Ahead of Minnesotans Time and Time Again
Republicans are expected to formally nominate Republican candidate Jason Lewis for Senate at the MNGOP Convention on Saturday, May 16. Their choice for the top of the ticket has a history of putting special interests ahead of Minnesota families. This includes:
- The one-term congressman Lewis voted for the GOP tax scam, which gave massive handouts to big corporations and the wealthiest Americans—including billions to prescription drug companies, big oil and Wall Street.
- Lewis wholeheartedly embraced Trump’s proposed cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, saying he would be in favor of “undoing Medicare” and talking about raising the retirement age for Social Security. He’s also against Medicare being able to negotiate lower drug prices–a position that only helps big pharmaceutical companies.
- Lewis voted to allow internet companies like AT&T and Comcast to sell customer data without their permission.
- Given Lewis’ troubling record on health care, it’s unsurprising that Lewis also sided with insurance companies when he voted against protecting coverage for dependents under 26 years of age.
Lewis’ record shows that he won’t put the needs of Minnesotans before special interests. Minnesota families deserve better than Jason Lewis.