Good morning –
In 2008, Jeanne Shaheen made lofty promises to the people of New Hampshire.
Ahead of today’s debate, here are at least four ways Shaheen has let down Granite Staters:
Claim: Shaheen criticized her Republican Senate opponent, John E. Sununu, for voting with President Bush 90 percent of the time.
Reality: In 2013, Sen. Shaheen voted with President Obama 99 percent of the time!
2. HEALTH CARE
Claim: She campaigned on passing health care reform, promising to increase access to health care and lower costs.
Reality: Because of ObamaCare — which Shaheen supported — 22,000 Granite Staters received health insurance cancellation notices. She's admitted that some New Hampshire residents have lost access to their doctors.
Claim: She denounced her opponent's foreign policy and called for pulling out of Iraq.
Reality: In the Senate, Shaheen has backed Obama's failed handling of Iraq.
4. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY
Claim: She campaigned on fiscal responsibility.
Reality: Under President Obama and Senator Shaheen, the national debt has risen $7 trillion dollars.
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