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NEW AP REPORT: Glenn Youngkin’s Track Record of Offshoring American Jobs, Screwing Mobile Home Owners

"'They don’t realize that these are peoples’ homes. We’re not just numbers on a spreadsheet,' said Pavlick, now 74 years old. 'They have no conscience.'"

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Check out the following press release from the Democratic Party of Virginia, regarding this new AP story about the Mitt Romney-like Glenn Youngkin:

NEW AP REPORT: Glenn Youngkin’s Track Record of Offshoring American Jobs, Screwing Mobile Home Owners

Richmond, VA — Today, new reporting from the Associated Press highlights Glenn Youngkin’s abhorrent track record at the Carlyle Group. Under Youngkin’s leadership, Carlyle led the charge on sending American jobs overseas in order to turn a profit. Youngkin’s experience also includes unleashing rent surges and price increases on mobile home owners — many of whom were then left to choose between food and medicine.

While Youngkin and his team decline to address his abysmal record, Virginians should be reminded of Youngkin’s past words:

“I will own everything that happened at Carlyle, because I was there.” —Glenn Youngkin

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  • “Newly retired, Judy Pavlick was among hundreds of seniors who enjoyed the low cost-of-living and friendly atmosphere at Plaza Del Rey, a sprawling mobile home park in Sunnyvale, California. Then the Carlyle Group acquired the property and things began to change. Pavlick’s rent surged by more than 7%. Additional increases followed. She said the unexpected jump forced her and her neighbors, many on fixed incomes and unable to relocate, to sometimes choose between food and medicine.”
  • “…the deal, one of hundreds Carlyle executed in recent years, could become a political liability for the company’s former co-CEO, Glenn Younkin, who is now running as the Republican candidate for governor in Virginia and highlighting his experience ‘building businesses and creating jobs.’…‘They don’t realize that these are peoples’ homes. We’re not just numbers on a spreadsheet,’ said Pavlick, now 74 years old. ‘They have no conscience.'”
  • “Youngkin has made his business experience and status as a political outsider central to his pitch to voters. But more often than not, he discusses his career in broad strokes, without mentioning his lofty position or even the name of his former firm.”
  • “Glenn Youngkin’s record is clear: shipping American jobs overseas and harming seniors and homeowners, all for his own profit,” Freundlich said. “Virginians deserve better than an extreme, Trump-endorsed job killer with a track record of always putting his own wealth first.”
  • “The firm in 2005 acquired a minority stake in Combined Systems Inc., a ‘less-lethal’ munitions manufacturer that produced tear gas and ‘“super-sock bean bags’ subsequently used by governments in Tunisia, Egypt and China to crack down on pro-democracy protesters.”
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