Rep. Raul Labrador
No big surprises on gubernatorial candidate Raul Labrador’s campaign website. Labrador says it’s time to ditch Common Core and mothball the U.S. Department of Education.
The state frowns upon the use of the official seal in campaign literature. In a statement to the Associated Press, the Labrador campaign did not say whether it would stop using the seal.
The widely anticipated move came with little fanfare — and no public events. The four-term congressman filed paperwork with the secretary of state’s office, naming a campaign treasurer.
Rep. Raul Labrador’s controversial town hall comment — “nobody dies because they don’t have access to health care” — adds even more intrigue to the 2018 elections.
In an interview with Bill Spence of the Lewiston Tribune, Rep. Raul Labrador said he has been focusing on President Trump’s first 100 days in office before turning to his own political future.