Tag Archives: Debbie Lesko

GOP Rep Implies Hispanics Are Not Americans: They’re Good Workers But Citizens Should Get Vaccine Priority

The Arizona Republic reports: Rep. Debbie Lesko said Hispanics are “very good workers” but implied they are not Americans in comments she made during a congressional hearing on vaccine distribution plans. Lesko, R-Ariz., who represents a West Valley congressional district that includes Sun City, said she had compassion for Hispanics, but also equated them with illegal immigrants in a broad …

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ARIZONA: Republican Wins Special US House Race

Roll Call reports: Former Republican state Sen. Debbie Lesko won the special election in Arizona’s 8th District on Tuesday night, but her victory margin for a seat that President Donald Trump easily carried in 2016 appeared to be relatively slim. The Associated Press called the race with Lesko leading Democrat Hiral Tipirneni, 53 percent to 47 percent in early ballots, …

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