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NEW AD: Glenn Youngkin Praises Terry’s Success Building the New Virginia Economy

"New Terry for Virginia Digital Ad Slams Youngkin’s Flip Flop From Reason to Trumpism After Once Praising Terry’s Economic Success"

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From the McAuliffe for Governor campaign:

NEW AD: 
Glenn Youngkin Praises Terry’s Success Building the New Virginia Economy
New Terry for Virginia Digital Ad Slams Youngkin’s Flip Flop From Reason to Trumpism After Once Praising Terry’s Economic Success
MCLEAN, VA – Terry for Virginia released today a digital ad highlighting Trump-endorsed extremist candidate Glenn Youngkin’s flip flop in praising Terry’s successful economic policies during his time as the 72nd Governor of Virginia. In 2017, Youngkin had endless praise for Terry’s economic success in Virginia. Now that he is running for office, Youngkin has changed his tune.
As Business Insider reported, during a 2017 panel with Terry, Youngkin said that Virginia was “one out of 50 states that’s doing very well, and has shown really great strides.” He even asked to “have a bit of a practice session” with Terry, and asked, “Governor, I’m going to come back to the role you played in developing Virginia’s economy. How do you do it?”
As the 72nd Governor of Virginia, Terry created 200,000 good paying jobs, oversaw 1,100 economic development projects, brought in a record $20 billion in new capital, and increased personal income 14%. No wonder Glenn Youngkin was looking for Terry’s advice. While Youngkin hasn’t released any economic plans, Terry has a bold plan to invest in Virginia workers and create a thriving post-COVID economy by raising the minimum wage to $15 in the next three years, guaranteeing access to paid sick, family and medical leave, increasing worker protections, supporting caregivers and care workers, and creating seamless opportunities for students to transition into higher education and training.
TRANSCRIPT
Narrator: Glenn Youngkin is relying on an old political playbook: trash your opponent and try to scare the public into liking you.
Youngkin: “I’m having a Virginia crisis because our Commonwealth is in the ditch.”
Narrator: But before he ran for office, he was a big fan of Terry McAuliffe and his record as Governor. Here’s one example:
Youngkin: “Here, we have one out of fifty states that’s doing very well, and particularly in the Commonwealth of Virginia.”
Narrator: Here’s another:
Youngkin: “If you want to put a new plant down, that’s the place to put it.”
Narrator: And one more time.
Youngkin: “Governor, I’m going to come back to the role you played in developing Virginia’s economy. How do you do it?”
Narrator: Come on, Glenn.
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