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Thu Sep 13, 2018, 08:11 PM

MJ Hegar fires back at fellow Democrat Henry Cuellar for helping her GOP opponent fundraise

MJ Hegar is remembered for that amazing campaign video - IMO the best political video I've seen. But a Democrat is actively working against her... WTF?

From the article:
(Hegar) "I think that Congressman Cuellar does a good job of working across the aisle and working in a bipartisan way," she said in an interview with the Texas Tribune's Evan Smith. "I think that raising money for somebody who doesn't represent your values ... that's different. That actually is going against the values that you're trying to fight for."

On Tuesday, reports surfaced that Cuellar participated in a fundraiser for Carter in San Antonio. Cuellar released a statement later in the day downplaying the significance of the action, arguing that he frequently attends events with members who visit his district and added that "friendship is more powerful than partisanship."


While stressing she has "nothing against Congressman Cuellar," Hegar questioned whether such actions were actually bipartisan.

"I'm a huge fan of bipartisanship and working together to get things done," Hegar said. "I do think there's a difference, though, between the friendship that belongs on the golf course and fighting for our ideals and values on the battlefield. And I think it's actually not an example of bipartisanship. I think it's actually an example of what's wrong with politics today."


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