IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO — In a press conference here on Thursday afternoon, former four-term Idaho Congressman Richard Stallings endorsed U.S. Senate nominee Paulette Jordan in her bid to unseat Republican incumbent senator, Jim Risch.
“Idaho needs bold, effective leadership. We need a voice for Idaho in the U.S. Senate. And that’s not Jim Risch,” said Congressman Stallings. “Our neighbors are getting sick, and some are dying, from the spread of the nightmarish coronavirus. And our economy is suffering badly because the current leadership was ill-equipped to control this tragedy. Paulette Jordan is the fighter we need to send to Washington. She’s not afraid to take on the big fights, like climate change. She’ll stand up for all Idahoans and make sure we not only get back on track, but create a stronger state for all future generations of Idahoans.”
In receiving the congressman’s endorsement, Jordan said:
“I’m honored to have Congressman Stallings standing beside me. This beloved leader is a champion who knows how to win in Idaho — and keep winning for our state. He has a 1
legacy that speaks to the principled values of Idahoans, and that hasn’t been seen in far too long. He’s worked across the federal government to protect our public lands from those who want to exploit them. He fought to bring healthcare and schools to our most impoverished and underserved communities. With the congressman’s support, we will bring moral leadership to Washington when Idahoans need it most.”
Paulette Jordan’s message is “People First Policy,” emphasizing health care, economic recovery, stewardship of land, and increased federal fiscal discipline and accountability. She is endorsed by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. More information about Jordan’s campaign for the U.S. Senate can be found at her website www.pauletteforsenate.com