Hutchinson Campaign Fires Back Response to Mike Ross's Comments

LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) – The Asa for Governor Campaign responded today to comments made by longtime Democratic Congressman Mike Ross. After filing for governor, Congressman Ross made comments to the media regarding Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson.

Hutchinson spokesman Christian Olson issued the following statement:

“Yet again, Congressman Ross' comments today are the height of hypocrisy. Our campaign has nothing to do with ads running right now. Congressman Ross says that they are lying about his record yet he voted for every bill mentioned. If Congressman Ross is going to accuse someone of lying, he needs to back it up with facts. It is a fact that he voted with Nancy Pelosi for the bailouts, the stimulus, and more spending in Washington, DC.

Furthermore, regarding the Private Option, Congressman Ross needs to remember that we would not be in the situation that we are now had he stopped Obamacare when he had the chance. We have one Governor at a time and the last thing the legislature and the Governor need are candidates playing politics on issues. Asa has remained consistent in his opposition to Obamacare.”

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