Karoline Leavitt, a former assistant press secretary for President Donald Trump, introduced her operating for Congress on Tuesday, saying she is the “fighter” that her residence state of New Hampshire wanted.
“Right here within the Reside Free or Die State, we take our freedoms very severely. And we’d like a daring, energetic fighter to function a firewall, between we the folks and people who need to destroy our lifestyle,” Leavitt stated in a campaign video launched on Tuesday. “I’m that fighter.”
Leavitt, 23, would be the youngest Home Consultant and the primary Republican lady representing New Hampshire if elected. She additionally served because the communications director for Home GOP Convention Chair Elise Stefanik.
“In every single place you look, conservatives, myself included, are being censored and silenced. And our freedoms to talk freely, suppose independently, bear arms, go to church, and function our personal companies are being infringed by radical Democrats,” stated Leavitt, who was raised in a blue-collar, small enterprise household.
Twitter briefly suspended Leavitt in Could after she shared a press release from Trump. Twitter later known as it an “error.” Stefanik criticized the suspension as “an unconstitutional overreach silencing our voices and freedom of speech.”
“That’s why I’m standing as much as run for Congress, as a result of the conservatives like myself really feel like we don’t have a voice,” Leavitt informed Fox and Mates Tuesday morning.
“And I need to be certain that particularly my era, and people youthful than me, have one. As a result of our conservative values and ideas are what make this nation nice, and we have to struggle for them.”
The ‘Reside Free or Die State’ is my residence and radical Leftists are attempting to destroy our freedom.
I’m operating for Congress – to function a daring conservative 🔥FIREWALL🔥 for New Hampshire between ‘We The Individuals’ and the DC swamp.
— Karoline Leavitt (@kleavittnh) July 20, 2021
Leavitt additionally stated within the interview that her era has been “brainwashed.”
“My era is completely brainwashed by huge tech, by the mainstream media, by Hollywood, by cancel tradition, and by increased schooling. Our taxpayer-funded academics are indoctrinating our college students, not educating them,” she claimed.
Leavitt identified that each exit ballot from 2020 confirmed that her era voted overwhelmingly for President Joe Biden.
“And if we need to change that pattern, we have to begin electing younger candidates to the workplace to start out altering some minds,” she stated.
“Let’s do that for the way forward for our nation. Let’s do that to advance the America First agenda,” Leavitt added.
State GOP consultant Tim Baxter, veteran Julian Acciard, and Gilead Towne have introduced their candidacies earlier than Leavitt within the first congressional district of New Hampshire.
The winner of the GOP candidates will face Rep. Chris Pappas (D-N.H.) within the 2022 election.