Americans for Prosperity Action Backs Tom Emmer

Press Release

BURNSVILLE, MN – Americans for Prosperity Action℠ announced support for U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer’s (MN-06) re-election today, calling the congressman a policy champion who is leading on issues that are enabling Minnesotans to improve their lives. AFP Action will urge Minnesotans to support Emmer based on his active leadership on top policy priorities with grassroots engagement and targeted digital ads.

“Rep. Tom Emmer knows that Minnesotans can reach their full potential when barriers to opportunity are removed and we get Washington out of the way. Minnesotans need leaders like Rep. Emmer who has continually prioritized principles over politics and worked to enable people to improve their lives,” said Jason Flohrs, AFP Action Senior Advisor. “Rep. Emmer helped lead the charge for principled tax reform and has worked to empower all Minnesotans to pursue their American dream. We support Rep. Emmer and will work to let voters know why they should re-elect him this November.”

AFP Action’s support for Rep. Tom Emmer was announced alongside its support for Reps. Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9), Mia Love (UT-04), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Mark Meadows (NC-11), and Phil Roe (TN-01). The group already has efforts underway to support Rep. Rod Blum (IA-1), Rep. Dave Brat (VA-7), Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13), Rep. Steve Chabot (OH-1), Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23), Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN-3), Rep. Peter Roskam (IL-6), and David Young (IA-3).

Background:

  • Rep. Tom Emmer voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which delivers crucial tax relief to families and businesses.
  • Rep. Emmer voted against the $854 billion spending bill in September and against the $1.3 trillion omnibus in March.