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John McCann, Jr.'s Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

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John McCann, Jr. has failed to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2018 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart and voters like you.

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Issue Positions

For Presidential and Congressional candidates who refuse to provide voters with their positions, Vote Smart has researched their public records to determine their likely responses. These issue positions are from 2018.

  • "As your Congressman, I will fight to ensure the government has a responsibility to protect the sanctity of life—one of our constitutional, Creator-endowed inalienable rights." (mccann2018.com)
  • "Life begins at conception. Congress should be fighting for every American’s life whether they be in the womb or in old age—whether they be healthy or suffering from disabilities." (mccann2018.com)
  • "This is what happens when you ease regulations, cut taxes and move the federal government out of the way…a brighter future for all our families!" (twitter.com)
  • "As your next Congressman, I will fight to lower taxes and increase your wages." (twitter.com)
  • "Do you think Washington could do without spending money on...@283,500 on Department of Defense birdwatching" (twitter.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Our country is far behind other countries in updating our infrastructure. I believe this issue may be one of the few bipartisan issues left that we can all agree to work on to improve our communities. Through private-public partnerships, I know we can update our infrastructure and make it state-of-the-art." (mccann2018.com)
  • "I will work to make the tax code more favorable to small businesses which are the backbone of the nation’s economy. It’s time that Congress put Main Street before Wall Street." (mccann2018.com)
  • "I believe in school choice. Whether you want your kids in public school, private, charter or homeschool, I believe you—not some D.C. swamp creature—should be making the best decision for your family." (mccann2018.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Our inalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are protected by the Second Amendment. Guns can save lives. […] I will always fight to defend Second Amendment rights from liberal politicians in Washington and Trenton." (mccann2018.com)
  • "I will work to end Obama Care once and for all and work to replace it with a market based system that will lower costs and improve quality of care." (www.facebook.com)
  • "As a business owner, I’m committed to bringing a market-based approach to healthcare." (mccann2018.com)
  • "Working to create Merit-Based immigration so we’re only taking in the best and brightest from around the world." (mccann2018.com)
  • "I know one way we could fund building a wall: Deport illegal criminals." (twitter.com)
  • "To victims of illegal immigration crime, I say to you: Your government failed you. I will fight with you to end this senseless horror!" (twitter.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "The Obama Administration’s Iran deal is a national disgrace—rolling back sanctions on the Iranian regime as the nation continues to be a state sponsor of terrorism, advancing both ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs." (www.mccannforcongress.com)
  • "In order to truly Make America Safe Again, we must address North Korean aggression. When you send me to Congress, I will work with our President to stop North Korea from becoming a nuclear power. We must strengthen our support for allies in the region as well as use economic influence to spur action by the Chinese government." (www.mccannforcongress.com)
  • "As your next Congressman, I am committed to standing with Israel and working toward a peaceful resolution in the Middle East." (twitter.com)

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