Paulsen Seeks to Distance Himself From Trump in New Ad

Rep. Erik Paulsen, the Republican representing Minnesota’s Third Congressional District, is touting himself as a maverick and a moderate in a new ad produced by his reelection campaign. “When President Donald Trump tried to take away important environmental protections for the Boundary Waters, I said, ‘No way,’” Paulsen says in the ad, which also includes … Continue reading Paulsen Seeks to Distance Himself From Trump in New Ad

Pence Aligns Paulsen With Trump During Minneapolis Visit

Vice President Mike Pence delivered a rousing speech to the Republicans who had gathered to hear him speak in Minneapolis on Wednesday. Pence talked of tax cuts and a strong economy - a tough sell after the Dow Jones industrial average dropped nearly 1,600 points on 5 February, its worst point decline during a trading day … Continue reading Pence Aligns Paulsen With Trump During Minneapolis Visit

Desperate To Improve Paulsen’s Image, GOP Leadership Appoints Him Chairman Of Joint Economic Committee  

Earlier this month, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) appointed Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) to chair the Joint Economic Committee (JEC). The JEC is responsible for analyzing economic conditions and recommending economic policy improvements. Both House and Senate members sit on the Committee. Paulsen said that as chair, he’ll work to improve job creation and salary growth. “The JEC … Continue reading Desperate To Improve Paulsen’s Image, GOP Leadership Appoints Him Chairman Of Joint Economic Committee