Leora Levy, chosen by former President Donald Trump for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut, spoke to Breitbart News about her campaign to “rid Connecticut of the Blumenthal Blight” just days before the Republican Senate primary in Connecticut. State Tuesday.
Breitbart News Saturday host Matthew Boyle praised Levy for recently securing the endorsement of former President Donald Trump and asked the hopeful Senate to talk about the importance of the endorsement.
“Well, to be endorsed by President Trump is such an honor. I’m so proud and frankly impressed that he believes in me like many Republican voters in Connecticut believe in me,” Levy said. stronger to face Dick Blumenthal and defeat him I run to rid Connecticut of the Blumenthal burn.
“The issues driving this election in Connecticut are the same ones driving it nationally – high inflation, record gas prices, rising crime, the invasion at our border and a question very important here are parental rights. Parental rights are violated here,” Levy continued.
Levy also revealed that her family fled Cuba as a child to escape “Castro’s communism”.
“You know, I was born in Cuba. I came here as a child. We have escaped Castro’s communism. My dad started over. We lost it all in half but we got nothing,” Levy said. “I understand how, how lucky I am, how blessed I am to have been able to grow up in the United States of America. And I thank God every morning to be an American, a citizen American who came here legally.
Levy criticized his main opponent, Themis Klarides, for his weakness to the Second Amendment and his endorsement by Planned Parenthood. She said that unlike her opponent, who is a “career politician”, she is a “career American”.
“Republican voters in Connecticut have a clear choice. She’s been a career politician for 22 years in power, she does business the same way Dick Blumenthal does,” Levy said. “And she votes the same way he does. She helped draft the very restrictive gun laws in Connecticut that penalize law-abiding citizens,” Levy said.
“I will always stand up and defend our Second Amendment rights,” Levy added. “I received the highest marks possible for a candidate who has not been in office from the NRA and the CCDL, which is a very powerful group of firearms, pro gun and pro second amendment here in Connecticut.”
“She is also very proud to have helped make Connecticut a safe state for abortion. She has a 100% rating and has been endorsed by Planned Parenthood. She speaks at their rallies,” Levy said. I attend the walk for life. I have been endorsed by the Susan B Anthony pro life America PAC. And I am very proud to be staunchly pro life.
Boyle mentioned the Senate Democrats’ latest reconciliation bill due for a vote this weekend and asked Levy to talk about the stakes of that Connecticut Senate seat.
Levy’s nickname for the Inflation Reduction Act is the “Schumer-Manchin Build Back Inflation Better Bill.”
“It will raise taxes, from what I’ve read, for anyone with an income over $200,000. This breaks a promise made by Biden, that he would not raise taxes on anyone making $400,000 or less, it adds $100 billion to our deficit which is ineligible, the debt we leave to our children and grandchildren. kids,” Levy said.
“We need to change the direction of Connecticut. Connecticut is on the table. Blumenthal is underwater. Recent polls have shown that a majority of Connecticut voters — general election voters — don’t want him reelected. He’s underwater and going lower because he’s so closely aligned with Biden. Again, I call it the “Blumenthal plague,” she says.
Levy then praised our capitalist economy and lambasted Blumenthal for attending Communist Party events.
“There has never been a system like capitalism that has brought more prosperity to each individual and to our society. It’s the greatest system ever devised and Blumenthal has not only aligned himself with the progressives, he’s actually going to the Communist Party, he’s been going there for years,” she said.
“But nevertheless, I promise all voters that you will never see me at Communist Party events, for sure my whole life has been fighting against the encroachment of communism in our country,” Levy promised.
Speaking of his campaign enthusiasm, Levy said, “I can tell you everywhere I go in the state and I’m all over the state. I feel the momentum on the ground, it’s palpable, and people from all walks of life, even independents and democrats. »
She also talked about the progress she’s made with Hispanic voters in her state.
“I’m gaining a lot of traction. I work — in the Hispanic community as a native Spanish speaker — At the dump, there were Hispanics who said they were Democrats, but they want to vote for me in November,” Levy said.
“They are tired of the Democratic Party, because Hispanics and Republicans have common values, faith, family, a good education, non-indoctrination and hard work, the opportunity to succeed and pass on a better life. to your kids and to make sure your kids have that opportunity,” she added.
“That’s what’s going to bring Hispanic voters to the Republican Party in November, and I’m the candidate to lead that effort, they’ll come out and vote for all of our candidates on the ballot this year,” Levy said.
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