What They're Saying - October 5-9, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 2:45pm

News Coverage: 

Ronny Jackson, TX-13 

Chamber of Commerce endorses former White House physician Ronny Jackson for Congress 

The Hill 

Jackson, a Republican, is a former physician to Presidents Trump and Obama and a retired Navy rear admiral. He is running for retiring Rep. Mac Thornberry's open seat in Texas. 

 

Chele Farley, NY-18 

Campaign Release: U.S. Chamber Endorses Chele Farley for New York’s Eighteenth Congressional District 

“I am honored that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, an unparalleled advocate for enterprise across the country, recognizes my ability to deliver prosperity-driven policy for the people of New York’s 18thdistrict.” 

 

Darrell Issa, CA-50 

U.S. Chamber Endorses Darrell Issa for California’s Fiftieth Congressional District 

North County Daily Star 

“As our nation faces many challenges and is collectively working to not just reopen our economy but return to growth and expanded opportunities for all Americans, we need leaders like former Representative Darrell Issa.” 

 

Lisa Scheller, PA-07 

Susan Wild, Lisa Scheller clash over police protests, health insurance, taxes during first 7th District debate 

The Morning Call  

She said if elected she would prioritize getting people back to work, and touted her endorsement by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. 

 

Jeanne Ives, IL-06 

VP Debatet or not, Trump is still in control of his campaign 

Politico Morning Score 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is endorsing three candidates. Two are in battlegrounds, Republicans Jeanne Ives in IL-06 and Tony Gonzales in TX-23, while Republican Diana Harshbarger is expected to win the open seat in TN-01. 

 

Tony Gonzales, TX-23 

VP Debatet or not, Trump is still in control of his campaign 

Politico Morning Score 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is endorsing three candidates. Two are in battlegrounds, Republicans Jeanne Ives in IL-06 and Tony Gonzales in TX-23, while Republican Diana Harshbarger is expected to win the open seat in TN-01. 

 

Diana Harshbarger, TN-01 

VP Debatet or not, Trump is still in control of his campaign 

Politico Morning Score 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is endorsing three candidates. Two are in battlegrounds, Republicans Jeanne Ives in IL-06 and Tony Gonzales in TX-23, while Republican Diana Harshbarger is expected to win the open seat in TN-01. 

 

Josh Gottheimer, NJ-05 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Josh Gottheimer for re-election 

New Jersey Globe 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff) for re-election, giving the two-term congressman from New Jersey’s 5th district the support of the nation’s largest pro-business group. 

 

Ronny Jackson, TX-13 

U.S. Chamber Endorses Jackson for Congress 

Amarillo Pioneer  

Dr. Ronny Jackson has picked up another major endorsement in his race to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon). On Thursday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce confirmed to The Pioneer that it has endorsed the Republican Jackson in the general election in Texas’ 13th Congressional District. 

 

Marionnette Miller-Meeks, IA-02 

U.S. Chamber endorses Miller-Meeks in Iowa 2nd District 

The Gazette  

In endorsing Miller-Meeks, the Chamber cited “a very clear difference in Dr. Miller-Meeks’ stances on the issues that matter to the business community versus her opponent.” 

 

Jay Obernolte, CA-50 

Campaign Release: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Jay Obernolte in CA-08 

“I am proud to receive the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as I will always be a strong voice for economic growth that allows businesses to grow and create jobs,” stated Assemblyman Obernolte. 

 

Xochitl Torres Small, NM-02 

New Mexico swing-district debate hinges on oil, border 

Associated Press 

The congresswoman and water lawyer noted that she has earned the support of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association — touching on controversial praise by the petroleum trade group.