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REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MARK SANFORD BEGINS 11-STATE, ONE WEEK, 3,500-MILE ROAD TRIP ON WED. OCT. 16, 2019 THEMED “KIDS, WE’RE BANKRUPT AND WE DIDN’T EVEN KNOW IT”
CHARLESTON, SC (OCT. 15, 2019):
Republican Presidential candidate and former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Representative Mark Sanford sets off on a week-long, cross-country “Kids, We’re Bankrupt and We Didn’t Even Know It” road trip beginning Wednesday, October 16, 2019. The road trip begins in Philadelphia and ends in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 23.
“My intention and purpose is to begin a national dialogue with voters about our nation’s disastrous financial state. I continue to be perplexed and amazed by the ways in which President Trump and my would-be democrat presidential opponents have stayed silent on this critical issue,” commented Governor Sanford.
In addition to highlighting debt, deficit and spending, Sanford will highlight two other core campaign issues – the importance of the Founders’ design of an institutional framework for government and civil tone in holding our political system together and getting things done.
The “Kids, We’re Bankrupt and We Didn’t Even Know It” road trip kicks off in Philadelphia at Independence Hall National Historical Park and Liberty Bell Center with a brief discussion of the institutions, political norms and institutional framework our Founding Fathers gave us and the ways in which this president has, at times, trampled on this American birthright.
Sanford will end his trip down the road from the Reagan Library in Simi Valley (CA) talking about President Reagan’s adherence to civility and civil tone; another core issue of Sanford’s campaign for The White House. “Civility and tone matter in all human interactions and to pretend that this president isn’t hurting our country and the Republican Party is a mistake,” commented Governor Sanford.
Sanford extends an invitation to the media to “come along with us if you’d like to get car sick.” Riders are welcome on legs of the road trip. This once in a lifetime opportunity will be served up, first come, first serve…or until someone gets car queasy! Please contact Sarah Allred, 843-343-4437 if you are interested in joining us.
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
People’s Plaza at Independence National Historical Park and Liberty Bell Center Market Street-Closer to 5th
Pennsylvania State Capitol, Inside the Main Rotunda
Outside of “The O,” corner of Forbes Avenue and S. Bouquet Street
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019
Ohio State House, Atrium
In front of America’s Packard Museum, Corner or Franklin Street and S. Ludlow Street
Peyton Manning Statue, Lucas Oil Plaza, corner of S. Capitol Avenue and W. South Street
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
Southwest Water Street in front of the Caterpillar Visitor Center
Corner of E. 4th Street and East River Drive
Des Moines (IA)
“Cut the Pork with Mark Sanford,” Jethro’s BBQ’n Bacon Bacon, 1480 22nd Street, West Des Moines
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
Des Moines (IA)
Farmers’ Market, Corner of Locust Street and 12th
35th and Farnam Street, NE
Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019
Somewhere on public property within pointing distance of the United States Mint – Denver, because regardless of how much they print . . . it only adds to the magnitude of our coming financial crisis. Stay tuned here!
Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
Salt Lake City (UT)
Utah State Capitol, The Rotunda, 501 N. State Street, Salt Lake City
St. George (UT)
St. George Town Square (tentative)
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
Las Vegas (NV)
“Welcome to Las Vegas” Sign, 5200 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
Los Angeles/Simi Valley (CA)
Presidential Drive and Madera Road, Simi Valley