Congressman Braley Voted Against Iowa Farmers And Then Told Them Otherwise

“Congressman Braley is not being honest with Iowa's farmers,” said Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann.  “After siding with extreme environmentalists over farmers on Tuesday, he is now trying to cover it up. Congressman Braley can't fool us, we know he stands with the special interests in Washington.”   BACKGROUND ...  On Tuesday, Bruce Braley Voted Against The Waters Of The United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act. "The purpose of H.R. 5078 is to preserve existing rights and responsibilities under the Federal Water Pollu...

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Braley Caught Again Talking Down to Iowans

Braley Tells Florida Radio Program that He Has to Talk to Iowans “In Terms They Can Understand" DES MOINES — Washington liberal Bruce Braley was caught once again talking down to Iowans, this time telling a liberal out of state radio program that during his town hall meetings, he is forced to talk to Iowans in “terms they can understand.” Braley has a long history of talking down to Iowans and was recently at a fundraiser in Texas with a group of trial lawyers where he mocked Senator Grassley for not attending law school. “Bruce Braley thinks he has ...

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Roundup

Good morning folks – Between a front-page story about Bruce Braley threatening legal action against his neighbor over chickens, Governor Branstad blasting the Democrat nominee and a liberal outside group offering free fair tickets, parking and food in exchange for attempting to create problems while Joni Ernst delivered a speech honoring the service and sacrifice of Iowa's veterans at the State Fair, it was another bad week for Washington liberal Bruce Braley. The Weekly Hawkeye Roundup … The front page of the Washington Post reports that Bruce Braley threat...

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Don’t Be Chicken Just Tell The Truth Bruce

DES MOINES – With more details coming to light regarding a dispute with his neighbors over chickens, Washington liberal Bruce Braley is now saying that he never threaten a lawsuit.  The fact remains, Braley contacted a lawyer and that prompted the Holiday Lake Owners’ Association to incur $1,700 in legal expenses. “Washington liberal Bruce Braley is using legal jargon to confuse Iowans, while he claims he wasn’t going to sue his neighbor over chickens, he contacted a lawyer to do his dirty work,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  ...

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A Three Pinocchio Lie On Social Security And Medicare

KEY TAKEAWAY:  "As with the previous ad, this is another case of the kettle calling the pot black. It is a bit more policy-oriented than the Kentucky Opportunity Coalition ad, but these are attacks right out the Democratic playbook, based on the slimmest of reeds. Thus it is also worthy of Three Pinocchios." Senate Majority PAC’s Attack On Ernst The Washington Post Glenn Kessler September 4, 2014 http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/wp/2014/09/04/follow-the-money-say-ads-funded-by-big-money-groups/ “Follow the money. It’s the oldest rule ...

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Opening Remarks From VA Hearing That Bruce Braley Missed Centered On Long Wait Times 

66 Percent Of Our Veterans Had To Wait Over 125 Days To Receive Care From The VA DES MOINES – With Bruce Braley claiming that he missed the Veterans’ Affairs performance and accountability hearing for another hearing where he was never seen sitting in his chair or uttering a single word, today the Republican Party of Iowa is telling him what he missed from this VA hearing. House Veterans' Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller began the hearing by expressing his concern for delays experienced by veterans seeking mental health care.  Miller proceeded to state that two-th...

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Bruce Braley’s Decision To Skip 78 Percent Of His Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearings

Quad City Times Reports That Braley Skipped 15 Of 20 Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearings.  “Democratic Senate hopeful Bruce Braley is being criticized for missing most of the full Veterans Affairs Committee hearings held in 2011-12, when he was on the panel.  Braley, a Democratic congressman from Waterloo, missed 15 of 20 committee meetings, including two joint sessions with the Senate, and Republicans say this shows he puts little priority on veterans issues.”  (Ed Tibbets, GOP Hits Braley On VA Panel Attendance, The Quad City Times, 07/23/14) Quad City ...

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Just Tell The Truth Bruce

FOX NEWS:  “In Iowa, Bruce Braley he’s a Congressman, he’s running for the Senate in Iowa.  One of the complaints, attacks from the other side, the Republicans, has been he's on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and missed 75% of those hearings, including one in 2012 that was an important one.  You might say that’s not important, who cares, right?  But he was actually -- his campaign said he was at a Fast and Furious hearing.  Turns out, he wasn't there either.  He was at fundraisers, which from a PR perspective just tell the truth, it would be ...

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Bruce Braley VA Hearings

Good morning - Bruce Braley claimed to miss the House Veterans' Affairs hearing for a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing, but after reviewing the transcript and the footage, there were no signs of him being present. Bruce Braley's Campaign Said They Skipped The Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing Because He Was At The Oversight And Government Reform Hearing.  "Braley campaign spokesman Jeff Giertz said fundraisers Braley scheduled on Sept. 20 didn't conflict with the VA hearings. The congressman missed the 10 a.m. Veterans Affairs Committee meeting ...

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Braley Attended Three Fundraisers On Day Of Missed Veterans Affairs Hearing

The Des Moines Register Jennifer Jacobs July 22, 2014 http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/07/22/bruce-braley-three-fundraisers-on-day-of-missed-hearing/13004385/  

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