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Category archive for: Carly Fiorina

In New Ad, Kasich Calls Out Trump for Mocking Reporter with a Disability

Washington, Dec. 1 – In a new ad, Ohio Gov. John Kasich takes a shot at Donald Trump for publicly poking fun at an award-winning reporter with a congenital joint condition.

The ad, titled “Is he worthy,” says Trump is too heartless to be president and not worthy to follow in the footsteps of past presidents like Ronald Reagan. It opens with footage of Trump at a rally convulsing on stage – appearing to mock a reporter who wrote an article Trump says defends his claim that “thousands” of Muslims celebrated in New Jersey following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The reporter, Serge Kovaleski, who now works at The New York Times, has a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arm.

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Rehabilitation, Not Jail for Drug Offenders

Washington, Sept. 18 – During this week’s Republican debate, presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina shared a personal story while talking about criminal justice reform for drug offenders.

“I buried a child to drug addiction,” Fiorina said at the debate in Simi Valley, California.

Fiorina’s stepdaughter died in 2009 when she was 34 years old after a battle with prescription drugs and alcohol.

“Drug addiction is an epidemic,” Fiorina continued. “And it is taking too many of our young people. I know this sadly from personal experience.”

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Fiorina’s National Co-Chair on Carly’s “Message of Inclusion”

Cleveland, August 7 – Charlie Gerow, Carly Fiorina’s National Co-Chair, shares his thoughts on the candidate’s “message of inclusion” for people with disabilities:

Q: What is Carly Fiorina’s plan to help people with disabilities enter the workforce?

Carly Fiorina’s entire campaign has been built around the theme of unlocking human potential. And particularly for those in the disability community, it’s a message of inclusion, of hope, of opportunity, of employment, and of truly unlocking their potential in every way.

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