WASHINGTON— During a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing today, as Democrats pressed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on multiple fronts about what they perceive as his failed leadership of the State Department, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner took aim at China once again, accusing the Chinese Communist Party of spreading disinformation online regarding the coronavirus.
Gabriella Novello is a D.C.-based journalist covering Colorado's congressional delegation. She received her bachelor's degree in journalism from American University's School of Communications with a minor in health promotion and interned with USA TODAY Sports. In addition to the Colorado Times Recorder, Gabriella is an election integrity fellow with WhoWhatWhy. Reach her on social media @NOVELLOGAB.
WASHINGTON— Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner leveled a series of accusations against China during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Wednesday. At one point, he condemned the Communist Party of China for “[hiding and obscuring] critical information” about the coronavirus despite recent reports finding similar practices in the United States.
WASHINGTON — Firefighters in Colorado regularly wear personal protective equipment made with toxic chemicals strongly linked to an increased risk of cancer. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) introduced legislation last week to study the prevalence and risk of exposure.
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Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner continues to dodge questions about whether he will support the historic $3 trillion relief package that House Democrats passed last week, but the Republican slammed the HEROES Act in a recent interview on KOA radio, saying the bill was “focused on special pet political projects.”
Maine’s Endangered GOP Senator Criticizes Trump’s COVID Response, While Cory Gardner Continues Not To
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