The Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce PAC released a statement Thursday condemning the mostly peaceful protests at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on January 6, promising to re-evaluate the involvement of its current endorsees, along with potential future endorsees.
“Members of the business community in Michigan and nationally are carefully evaluating their political engagement in light of the Jan. 6 events at the U.S. Capitol,” the Chamber said. “Entities ranging from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Fortune 500 firms based in Michigan have expressed dismay not just at what happened inside the Capitol, but also the actions of many that enabled this unprecedented act of sedition.” Read More
Republican Tom Norton told The Michigan Star exclusively Thursday that he intends to run against Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI-03) in the state’s 2022 primary elections, just hours after Meijer cast his vote to impeach President Donald J. Trump.
“I have decided to re-launch our campaign for U.S Congress in Michigan’s Third District,” Norton said. “This campaign is not about Trump. This is about the establishment thinking that America is beaten and lost. We need to fight, we need to group together, and never surrender.” Read More
Peter Meijer, a candidate for Michigan’s Third Congressional District, raised more money in contributions than current representative Justin Amash (I-MI-03) did in the third quarter of 2019. Read More
Michigan’s American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) branch filed a complaint Thursday against congressional candidate Peter Meijer alleging he discriminated against a group of down syndrome drag performers after he prevented them from performing at his building. Read More
Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer is facing criticism for banning drag performers with down syndrome from performing at his building. Read More