RLC Endorses Matt Bevin for U.S. Senate in Kentucky

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The Republican Liberty Caucus announces its endorsement of Matt Bevin in the primary race for the U.S. Senate seat. Bevin is challenging incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell.

Kentucky (PRUnderground) January 24th, 2014

The Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) has unanimously endorsed Matt Bevin in the Kentucky GOP primary for United States Senate.

“It is time that the career professional politicians more interested in being Washington insiders step aside for new voices who will represent the people who want smaller government, lower taxes and less interference from government in the conduct of their family affairs and their personal lives,” said RLC National Chair Matt Nye.

Nye said it was a thorough process to compare the incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell and Matt Bevin and RLC deliberates carefully when then incumbent is a Republican.

“But in the end, it was clear that Matt Bevin, unlike the incumbent, will stand up for individual liberty, limited government and Constitutional principles and will hold Washington accountable for its actions which impact the lives of hard-working citizens who know better than government how to manage their lives,” Nye said.

Nye noted that Bevin is a successful entrepreneur who has managed financial and asset funds, including time as Vice President of Putnam Investments, and who has run a successful business which has created jobs in the private sector.

“Unlike Senator McConnell, who voted to increase the debt limit nine times adding $6.7-trillion to the national debt and who voted to expand government spending, Matt Bevin assures us that he will not support an increase in the debt limit unless Congress passes a binding plan to balance the federal budget within ten years,” Nye said.

Noting that Liberty Republicans are concerned about the expanse of government powers, Nye said Bevin scored well with RLC members because he has promised to protect Constitutional freedoms, roll back the Patriot Act and to limit the government’s ability to engage in unconstitutional surveillance of American citizens.

“We believe that Matt Bevin is the best hope for the citizens of Kentucky to be secure without government prying into their private lives,” Nye said.

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