Austin City Council Members Pool and Renteria join McFadden in opposing Trump cuts to housing

Austin City Council Members Pool and Renteria join McFadden in opposing Trump cuts to housing

Contact:          Norris Deajon                                For immediate release (512) 771-2203 media@mcfaddenfortx21.com Austin City Council Members Pool and Renteria join McFadden in opposing Trump cuts to housing AUSTIN- Austin City Council Members Leslie Pool and Sabino “Pio” Renteria joined Democratic Congressional Candidate[…]

McFadden calls for Medicare for All

McFadden calls for Medicare for All

  AUSTIN- With the Republican Senate healthcare bill in limbo, Democratic congressional candidate Elliott McFadden called on Congress to scrap the current plan and adopt a Medicare for All program as the most humane and cost-effective way towards universal healthcare. “I believe that healthcare is a right, not a privilege,” McFadden said. “The Republican plan[…]

RELEASE: McFadden calls on Smith to apologize for tying free press to Alexandria mass shooting

RELEASE: McFadden calls on Smith to apologize for tying free press to Alexandria mass shooting

For Immediate Release Contact: Norris Deajon (512) 771-2203 media@mcfaddenfortx21.com  McFadden calls on Lamar Smith to apologize for tying free press to Alexandria mass shooting AUSTIN- Democratic congressional candidate Elliott McFadden called on Congressman Lamar Smith to retract his statement and apologize to the public for tying the mass shooting by James Hodgkinson in Alexandria, Va[…]

Democrat Elliott McFadden, endorsed by over 125 community leaders, launches campaign to unseat Congressman Lamar Smith

Democrat Elliott McFadden, endorsed by over 125 community leaders, launches campaign to unseat Congressman Lamar Smith

Contact: Norris Deajon                                            For immediate release (512) 771-2203 media@mcfaddenfortx21.com AUSTIN- Non-profit CEO Elliott McFadden launched his campaign today for the Democratic nomination to defeat Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21), calling the 30-year career politician an[…]

Trump budget hurts effective programs, giveaway to the wealthy

Trump budget hurts effective programs, giveaway to the wealthy

On Tuesday, the Trump Administration released their federal budget, which sacrifices valuable, effective programs to help those who need it in return for an questionable tax cut for those who need it the least. This approach is morally wrong and completely ineffective at boosting the economy. In fact, Trump’s budget would further accelerate our dangerous wealth[…]

Shifting public mood exposes Lamar Smith’s vulnerability

Shifting public mood exposes Lamar Smith’s vulnerability

The political times are changing, and with it a chance for the voters of Central Texas to send an out of touch career politician packing. Lamar Smith’s close alliance to Donald Trump, his relentless attacks on legitimate science, and his failure to show up and listen to his constituents present our best opportunity in years[…]

Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey attack on democracy

Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey attack on democracy

On Tuesday, we saw the real face of this administration. Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey represents a historic attack on our democratic institutions. Like his firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, Trump dismisses any independent Justice official who follows the truth and seeks to serve the American people. Last year, Trump[…]