The Vermont GOP demanded Sunday that Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders release “all investigative material” related to the investigation of a land deal connected to his wife.
These are exciting times, with intellectual ferment and spirited discussions going on among Vermont Republicans. It is the beginning of a rebirth in the Vermont Republican Party, and ultimately, of Vermont itself.
We are proud of our right-of-center values and principles. We will not apologize for putting hard-working Vermonters first. We will not apologize for standing up for what’s right or pushing back against the crushing taxes Democratic leadership forces on us.
We should start by remembering who we are. Our party was born to eliminate slavery and hold a divided Union together. Our state party platform offers a stabilizing rudder in stormy policy seas. We produce statesmen like George Aiken.
Campaigning together at a forum in Bristol last week, Republican candidates made a show of unity and praised House Minority Leader Don Turner for providing strong leadership on behalf of the party.
After Republican candidate H. Brooke Paige won six races in the August primary, only to later resign from five, the Vermont GOP’s nominating committee on Wednesday selected a slate of candidates to replace him.
With the 2018 primaries in the final stretch, GOP leaders say they have their eye on how Republican Gov. Phil Scott is going to perform after having sided with the left on gun control and other issues during his first term.