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This weekend Liz Mathis put out a statement defending her false claim that she was a small business owner:

Telegraph Herald“Like many Iowans, my husband ran a small family business; and like many spouses, I experienced the stress and responsibility that comes with it,” Mathis said in the release. “As I speak with Iowa small business owners, I can relate to their stories of the ups and downs of business ownership. I believe we need to continue to cut the red tape for family businesses to grow and thrive. Although my husband sold his ownership in the business last year, I will take my family’s experience and that same focus to Congress where I’ll continue to fight for Iowa’s family businesses.”

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Why didn’t Mathis’ statement address the fact that she repeatedly claimed to own the business? 

Mathis called herself a co-owner of the business on her Senate personal financial disclosure:

Mathis said she owned the business on her Senate campaign website:

Mathis called herself the Family Owner of the business on her LinkedIn:

NRCC Comment: “Liz Mathis claimed to be a business owner because she thought it would help her politically. If she’s willing to lie about this, what else is she lying about?” – NRCC Spokesman Mike Berg­

Author: Press Release

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