Party's Lack of Action Following Black Lives Matter Demonstration Damns Dems' Credibility and Proves Party Politics More Important Than Peoples' Health
ALBUQUERQUE, SEPTEMBER 14 — New Mexico's Democratic Party is nothing more than Democrat dissemblers.
This past weekend's protest in Rio Rancho featured Black Lives Matter demonstrators, many of whom failed to wear masks. These protestors also ignored Gov. Lujan Grisham's constant reminder to social distance and to avoid large crowds.
Did the Democratic Party speak out?
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Governor Plunges State Into a Sea of Red Ink and Then Begs Congress for More Financial Help
ALBUQUERQUE, SEPTEMBER 10 — In a shameful political public display, Gov. Lujan Grisham today testified virtually before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, calling on lawmakers to pump millions of more COVID-19 relief funding into New Mexico. She talked about the state's "healthy fiscal posture prior to the arrival of COVID-19," saying the virus has created an economic downturn and fiscal crisis for New Mexico.
Santa Fe, N.M. – Speaker Brian Egolf responds to false claims made by the New Mexico Republican Party in a clear demonstration of political pettiness:
"As I disclosed in May, no taxes are owed. An error was made drafting a check to the IRS and I did not learn of the error until a lien was filed. I immediately paid the taxes once I learned of the balance. Steve Pearce is trying to distract New Mexicans from Trump's deceit, dishonesty, and dereliction of duty that has cost the lives of 190,000 Americans and counting. The truth is Pearce and every Republican running in New Mexico have fully embraced Trump's failed policies and stand silent as Trump shatters our economy."
House Speaker Subject to a Federal Tax Lien While He Worked to Raise Taxes on New Mexico Families and Businesses
ALBUQUERQUE, SEPTEMBER 10 — Top New Mexico House Democrat Brian Egolf owes more than $10,000 in federal back taxes, according to recently obtained government documents. New Mexico Republican Party Chairman Steve Pearce is calling on Egolf to relinquish his leadership position.
According to a U.S. Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service document filed in Santa Fe County, Egolf faces two personal income tax liens; one for $634.91 from Dec. 31, 2017, and another for $9959.84 from Dec. 31. 2018. The lien was filed on February 20, 2020.
Federal Authorities Collar 35 Suspects in Albuquerque as Part of Initiative to Clean Up Violent Crime in Cities
ALBUQUERQUE, SEPTEMBER 4 — Statistics show that Operation Legend, the federal initiative aimed at cracking down on violent crime in a handful of cities, is working. Authorities say since July federal agents have made more than 2,000 arrests in the program. Albuquerque is among eight targeted crime-infested cities.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has called Operation Legend "a sustained, systematic and coordinated law enforcement initiative in which federal law enforcement agencies work in conjunction with state and local law enforcement officials to fight violent crime." And it's getting results.
Speakers Thank President Trump for Fighting for Native Americans and Combatting the Opioid Crisis
ALBUQUERQUE, AUGUST 26 — The Vice President of the Navajo Nation and an Albuquerque Police officer were among the speakers last night on Day 2 of the Republican National Convention in Charlotte.
Myron Lizer addressed the country and told Americans how President Trump has taken initiatives to help Native Americans. He credited the President with inviting Native Americans to take part in the American Dream, helping the Navajo Nation in the COVID-19 crisis and fostering a better relationship between Washington and Native Americans.
ALBUQUERQUE, AUGUST 19 — The following is Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Steve Pearce's statement on Gov. Lujan Grisham's speech at the Democratic National Convention: