“There are few things in politics more valuable than making the case that you’re looking out for the beleaguered taxpayer,” said Stephen J. Farnsworth, a political-science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. “The proposal is a win-win. Stewart benefits if it passes; Stewart benefits if it fails.”
Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington discusses his new book, “Presidential Communication and Character: White House News Management from Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump,” on the April 20th edition of Town Talk.
Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington says Freitas is also benefiting financially from the wing of the party that opposes Donald Trump and his supporters.
“Make no mistake about it, he is doing better than he would be doing in terms of fundraising if this had been a race without Corey Stewart.”
Stephen Farnsworth is a political scientist at Virginia’s University of Mary Washington.
STEPHEN FARNSWORTH: When you’re talking about the 10th District of Virginia in the age of Donald Trump, money will not be a problem for any viable candidate.
Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington said that the Trump White House seems more concerned about the search warrant executed against Trump attorney Michael Cohen than the investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with the Russians.
“Investments are decisions individual lawmakers are making and at a minimum raise questions about whose interests might be foremost in the minds of the lawmakers,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a political scientist at the University of Mary Washington.