(Brian Baluta, Joe Heck) After unsuccessfully shopping a bogus attack that was rejected by reporters and editors, the NV Dems issued a shameless and embarrassing news release on a bill Joe Heck cosponsored and passed.
An Iraq veteran and Army Reserve brigadier general, Heck is one of only 36 cosponsors in the House of the bill to impose stronger sanctions on North Korea – a bill he voted for when it passed the House.
“If the party of Harry Reid had any shame, they would be embarrassed by pressing send on this release. Even by their low standards, this is a joke,” said Heck spokesperson Brian Baluta. “Unlike their candidate Catherine Cortez Masto, Joe Heck believes sanctions are critical to stop nuclear proliferation, which is why he cosponsored and voted for tougher sanctions against North Korea and opposes the president’s dangerous nuclear deal with Iran that lifted sanctions on the world’s biggest state sponsor of terror.”
The vote cited by the NV Dems and Cortez Masto campaign was a non-controversial suspension vote that resolved some language differences from the Senate version. It passed the House 408 – 2. Heck fulfilled a commitment to attend a ‘meet the elected official’ event – not a fundraiser — for the Churchill County Lincoln Day in Fallon, Nev., home of Top Gun, which has a significant military population.
“In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Senator Reid indicated there is no line he would not cross when it comes to political warfare. Clearly his underlings received the message,” said Baluta.
Dr. Joe Heck is a member of the U.S. Army Reserve. Use of his military rank, job titles, and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.