“As Far as We Can,” and “Loaded with Potential Conflicts of Interest:” The Mess Surrounding Mike DeWine’s Campaign This Week
June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022
Good Monday afternoon, and welcome back to Mike Check, your weekly source of all the infighting, conspiracy spewing and corruption that’s making headlines in and around the Republican governor’s race and Mike DeWine’s statehouse, courtesy of the Ohio Democratic Party.
Here are some stories you may have missed:
“As Far As We Can.” After the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Mike DeWine almost immediately signed an Executive Order permitting the Ohio Department of Health to implement a six-week abortion bill. It’s only the latest attack in a long record of anti-choice extremism from DeWine, one of the most radical politicians in the country when it comes to attacking reproductive rights. And it’s only the beginning. DeWine has indicated that he would sign a trigger ban law that doesn’t make exceptions for rape or incest and has promised to “go as far as we can” to restrict reproductive rights in Ohio.
“Loaded with Potential Conflicts of Interest.” The six-figure salary Jon Husted makes as lieutenant governor is apparently not enough for Husted as he looks for new ways to line his own pockets as working Ohioans struggle to make ends meet. The Cleveland.com Editorial Board recently slammed Husted for taking a paid side gig on a corporate bank board and called on him to resign that position. Husted has refused to say how much he’s raking in with his new paid gig, and has refused to answer several questions about the bank job.
Thanks for catching up with us, that’s all the Mike Check we’ve got for this week. If you have questions my email is [email protected]. Have a great week!