Mike Levin

CA-49

Last updated August 13th, 2022 at 7:30pm GMT.

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Mike Levin B-Roll

Economy/Inflation:

Mike Levin complained about rising electricity costs in California and said “you’ve got rising electricity costs”
SOURCE: (Living On Earth, Rep. Mike Levin Discusses Climate Change, WJCT-Jacksonville, 07/20/22) (NRCC YouTube)

In November 2021, Mike Levin said inflation will be transitory in nature
SOURCE: (North County San Diego Latino Book and Family Festival, 11/06/21) (NRCC YouTube)

In November 2021, Mike Levin said he believed that “we’re putting policies in place that will help long-term. Help grow our economy as I mentioned from the middle out rather than the top down”
SOURCE: (Carlsbad Town Hall, 11/13/21) (NRCC YouTube)

In August 2021, Mike Levin said “…that the fears of inflation are being overblow by the Republicans”
SOURCE: (Rep. Mike Levin, Fight For Democracy Info Session, NRCC YouTube, 8/19/21)

During a town hall in July 2022, Mike Levin said Democrats got things back on track after COVID shut everything down, brags about what he sees as the strongest jobs recovery in American history, blames the Pandemic/Putin/Price Gouging for oil prices, and denies that the American Rescue Plan contributed to inflation, said almost none of their actions in DC contributed to inflation, and says “Those blaming our policies simply aren’t telling the truth”
SOURCE: (Town Hall, 07/23/22) (NRCC YouTube)

Gas Prices:

Mike Levin said the suspension of the federal gas tax is “a bit of a gimmick” that wouldn’t save drivers that much money
SOURCE: (Zoom, Meet and Greet with Orange County Democrats, 03/07/22) (NRCC YouTube)

Levin said the Biden Administration is “somewhat limited” in what they can do to bring down the price of gas
SOURCE: (Democrats of Orange County PAC meeting, 01/26/22) (NRCC YouTube)

Defending Biden or Pelosi:

Mike Levin said “Joe Biden time and time again has risen to the challenges that we faced”
SOURCE: (Joe Biden For President, Mike Levin For Congress, NRCC YouTube, 04/17/20)

Mike Levin said Nancy Pelosi is “the most effective Speaker that we’ve had”
SOURCE: (Nancy Pelosi Twitter, 04/28/22) (NRCC YouTube)

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Levin with Biden

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Maryott B-Roll

Brian Maryott is a businessman who worked as an overnight janitor to put himself through college eventually becoming a Certified Financial Planner starting a non-profit that teaches financial literacy to underserved communities. Brian says the middle-class are getting priced out of prosperity because of Washington DC’s out of control spending is causing inflation. Brian wants to go to Congress to bring immediate relief to working families by stopping the spending, suspending the gas tax and supporting term limits to get rid of the career politicians.

Gas Prices:

RealClearPolitics: “Analysis: Gas Prices Spell Trouble for Green Dems.”
SOURCE: (Susan Crabtree, “Analysis: Gas Prices Spell Trouble for Green Dems,” RealClearPolitics, 05/20/22)

San Francisco Chronicle: “California’s gas tax will increase on July 1. Here’s how much it will cost”
SOURCE: (Dustin Gardiner, “California’s gas tax will increase on July 1. Here’s how much it will cost,” San Francisco Chronicle, 05/02/22)

KPBS: “California’s gas tax increase raises already sky-high prices”
SOURCE: (Jacob Aere, “California’s gas tax increase raises already sky-high prices,” KPBS, 07/01/22)

The Washington Free Beacon: “Democrat Owns Fancy Electric Car, Tells Constituents He’s ‘Feeling Pain from High Gas Prices’”
SOURCE: (Matthew Foldi, “Democrat Owns Fancy Electric Car, Tells Constituents He’s ‘Feeling Pain from High Gas Prices,’” The Washington Free Beacon, 04/08/22)

Inflation:

The Wall Street Journal: “U.S. Inflation Hits New Four-Decade High of 9.1%.”
SOURCE: (Gabriel T. Rubin, “U.S. Inflation Hits New Four-Decade High of 9.1%,” The Wall Street Journal, 07/13/22)

MarketWatch: “U.S. inflation climbs to new 41-year high of 9.1%, CPI shows, as gas prices surge.”
SOURCE: (Jeffry Bartash, “U.S. inflation climbs to new 41-year high of 9.1%, CPI shows, as gas prices surge,” MarketWatch, 07/13/22)

AP: “Pandemic relief money spent on hotel, ballpark, ski slopes”
SOURCE: (Brian Slodysko, “Pandemic relief money spent on hotel, ballpark, ski slopes,” Associated Press, 3/23/22)

CNN Business: “All that stimulus is sending inflation higher”
SOURCE: (Anneken Tappe, “All that stimulus is sending inflation higher,” CNN Business, 4/9/21)

The New York Times: “. . . Biden’s stimulus is temporarily stoking inflation.”
SOURCE: (Jeanna Smialek, “A regional Fed analysis suggests Biden’s stimulus is temporarily stoking inflation.,” The New York Times, 10/18/21)

Stimulus Checks to Prisoners:

HEADLINE: “Nearly $1 billion in stimulus funds sent to prisoners in 2021, ‘terrorists and perverts’ got $1,400 checks.”
SOURCE: (Jerry Dunleavy, “Nearly $1 billion in stimulus funds sent to prisoners in 2021, ‘terrorists and perverts’ got $1,400 checks,” The Washington Examiner, 02/11/22)

Newsweek: “Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Got $1,400 in COVID Relief…”
SOURCE: (Aliya Slisco, “Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Got $1,400 in COVID Relief That Feds Seek to Claim,” Newsweek, 01/06/22)