ADVERTISEMENT

Two weeks ago, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s campaign pointed out that Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield scrubbed her campaign website’s biography of references to her employment with Rottlund Homes and Colby Interests. 

Greenfield’s campaign offered a strange excuse.

On Monday, the Dubuque Telegraph-Herald reported, “Greenfield staff said Friday that campaigns change their websites all the time and that they had simply overhauled it in March, creating more room for volunteering, and other changes, in addition to those on the background page.”

Updating campaign websites is understandable, but you don’t need to scrub a bio to “make room” for additional webpages like a volunteer sign-up.

Considering there isn’t a good reason for Greenfield’s campaign to do this beyond trying to deflect attention away from her record with those companies, I guess all they are left with is nonsense. 

“The Greenfield campaign’s excuse for deleting details about her failed business record is laughable…what they deleted is not. Theresa Greenfield knows her failed business record is problematic. That’s why she and her team are now scrambling to hide the truth that Greenfield is an out-of-touch liberal, who has a record of putting her own interests ahead of Iowans,” Melissa Deatsch, Ernst’s campaign spokesperson, said.

Several small business owners criticized Greenfield’s record as president of Colby Interests for evicting small businesses to make way for a multinational corporation.

A KCRG TV fact check of a National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) ad attacking Greenfield’s record with Rottlund Homes as “mostly true.”

They noted that Rottlund Homes, where Greenfield served as the CEO of their Iowa division, went bankrupt and faced lawsuits claiming that the business owed $29 million, but that it was during a recession. They also stated that the company had been sued 60 times since 1995, but she did not join the company until 2005. Rottlund Homes in Iowa was sued ten times while she served as the division CEO. 

Subscribe For Latest Updates

Sign up to receive stimulating conservative Christian commentary in your inbox.

Invalid email address
We promise not to spam you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
You May Also Like

Bob Vander Plaats’ Campaign to Oust Iowa Supreme Court Justices Kicked Off Amid Encouraging Poll

Bob Vander Plaats just launched the online component for his campaign to…

NRSC Releases New Ad in Iowa: Greenfield is Weak on China

NRSC released a new TV ad stated Democratic nominee Theresa Greenfield supports environmental policies that would send jobs to China.

Greenfield Will Challenge Ernst in Iowa’s U.S. Senate Race

Theresa Greenfield convincingly won a five-way contest in the Democratic primary to challenge U.S. Senator Joni Ernst in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race.

Iowa Senate to Consider Independent Private Instruction Today (Update: Senators to Focus On)

Iowa State Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) is moving to amend a…