Colorado’s two U.S. Senators took opposite stances today in the U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm William Barr as U.S. Attorney General, with Democrat Michael Bennet opposing Barr and Republican Cory Gardner supporting the Trump nominee.
Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner thinks it was self-serving of Congresswomen to stand up and cheer during Trump’s State-of-the-Union speech Tuesday after the President said, “No one has benefited more from a thriving economy than women who have filled 58 percent of the newly created jobs last year.”
A longtime nonpartisan political analyst predicted Monday that Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s endorsement of Trump has “shut the door” on any efforts to primary the first-term Republican prior to his expected re-election bid in 2020.
The Trump administration is refusing to regulate two toxic chemicals known to contaminate the drinking water of many Americans, including tens of thousands of families near Colorado Springs.
FOR THE RECORD: In Blaming Democrats For The Government Shutdown, Gardner Misled Reporters About A Previous U.S. Senate Vote
During the recent government shutdown, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) blamed Democrats for the impasse, and essentially called them hypocrites, because they’d voted last year for a $25 billion bipartisan compromise that included funds for a border wall.
Gardner: ‘Most Dangerous Thing’ To Come From 2016 Election Is The ‘Normalization Of Socialism’ By Sen. Sanders
In remarks made on local conservative talk radio last week, Colorado’s Republican Sen. Cory Gardner said he thinks “the most dangerous thing to come out of the 2016 election” was the “normalization of socialism by Bernie Sanders.”
FACT CHECK: Gardner Claims He’s “Consistently” Opposed Government Shutdowns, But He Backed One in 2013
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is trying to sound like a good-government crusader, saying on Twitter that he’s “consistently been against government shutdowns,” and specifying on KOA’s Colorado’s Morning News that “it’s a position I’ve taken since 2013, opposing the shutdown then.”
Patricia (Trish) Anne Zornio, “a new type of political candidate”, announced her campaign Sat. for Colorado’s Senate seat in 2020.