SHOT/CHASER: Gardner Refuses to Take Responsibility For COVID Relief Failure

SHOT/CHASER: Gardner Refuses to Take Responsibility For COVID Relief Failure

SHOT: 86 days ago, Senator Cory Gardner said going on recess without Congress passing further COVID relief would be “unfathomable.” 

CHASER: After departing for his third vacation — this time for a month to campaign — Gardner says he’s “not going to point fingers” at who to blame for the failure to deliver COVID relief…  when Coloradans know he only has himself to blame. 

Despite the House passing a COVID aid package months ago, Gardner and Mitch McConnell wasted time and failed to deliver COVID relief for our hamstrung local and state governments, postal service, and insufficiently prepared schools. After President Trump announced his inadequate package of executive orders that would slash funding for Social Security and Medicare and cut unemployment relief, Gardner wouldn’t speak to it directly — either refusing to comment or sidestepping questions.

Will Gardner take responsibility for his failures? Or keep dodging questions and his constituents? 

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