RPA Weekly Recap | June 26, 2023

Arkansas on Full Display at Paris Air Show

Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Senator John Boozman, and Congressman Rick Crawford, pictured above, attended the Paris Air Show last week to help promote Arkansas' businesses. See Governor Sanders full statement on the trade mission here:

“I’m honored to announce that I will be representing Arkansas on my first overseas trade mission to Europe. Alongside Commerce Secretary Hugh McDonald and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Clint O’Neal, I’ll meet with American, British, French, and German business executives to make the case for investing in Arkansas and bringing good-paying jobs to our state," Governor Sanders said. "At the Paris Air Show, I’ll convene with leaders in the aerospace industry to discuss Arkansas’ growing contributions to America’s national security and thriving defense industry. My administration is lowering taxes, improving schools, and making our streets safer to help Arkansas become the most business-friendly state in the nation. It’s time for the whole world to learn what Arkansans already know: there’s never been a better time to invest in the Natural State and call it home.”

Speaker Kevin McCarthy to Keynote RPA Reagan-Rockefeller Dinner

We are excited to announce the highest ranking Republican in the country as our keynote speaker for the 2023 Reagan-Rockefeller Dinner: the 55th Speaker of the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)!

The Reagan-Rockefeller Dinner, the Republican Party of Arkansas' largest annual event, will be August 18th, 2023 at the Statehouse Convention Center, Wally Allen Ballroom in Little Rock. The program will begin at 7:00pm, with a private VIP reception at 6:00pm. Attire for the evening is semi-formal.

Tickets for the dinner are available now for purchase, and this event will sell out!

Click the link HERE to purchase your tickets. You may also contact awells@arkansasgop.org or call (501) 372-7301 for more details and payment options.

We look forward to seeing you there as we celebrate our recent Republican victories together and look forward to electing a Republican President in 2024!

Arkansas National Committeeman Jonathan Barnett Introduces Mike Huckabee, Recipient of the Winston Churchill Lifetime Achievement Award, at Faith & Freedom Summit

Full Program Here

RPA Chairman Cody Hiland spoke at the June meeting of the Jefferson County Republican Committee. Chairman Hiland spoke about the Justice Department, criminal justice reform, and why it is important to stand for bold, conservative reform in Arkansas.

House Republicans Uncover Hunter Biden Messages

What you need to know:

  • House Republicans are uncovering more and more credible evidence of criminal behavior committed by President Joe Biden through a slew of Committee hearings and rigorous oversight. 
  • This week, Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee released 14 hours of transcribed interviews with two IRS whistleblowers, which show that President Biden not only knew about Hunter Biden’s corrupt foreign business deals but was also in the room for them. 
  • The two whistleblowers exposed
  • President Biden not only knew about Hunter Biden’s corrupt foreign business deals but was also in the room for them. 
  • "I am sitting here with my father and we would like to know why the commitment has not been fulfilled,” - Hunter Biden said via a WhatsApp message to Henry Zhao a CCP official who was a “key figure in putting” Hunter’s corrupt foreign business deals in Communist China together. 
  • Another page of the testimony highlighted how then-Vice President Biden made an appearance at a CEFC China Energy meeting that Hunter had arranged. 
  • Hunter received money from Ukraine, China, and Romania.
  • All taxpayers are NOT treated the same.
  • Biden’s DOJ engaged in attempts to delay, divulge, and deny IRS investigators.
  • Whistleblowers faced retaliation for telling the truth.
  • For years, Hunter didn't report all of his income to the IRS – Whistleblowers say he broke multiple laws in the process and much of it unreported and much of it from foreign sources.
  • After Biden was sworn in as President, there were concerns the DOJ wouldn't be an impartial investigator. Attorney General Merrick Garland ignored those concerns and refused to appoint a special prosecutor.
  • In August 2020, a search warrant uncovered a text between Hunter and Henry Zhao, an executive at a Chinese company that paid Hunter $100,000. The text mentioned Joe Biden repeatedly. 
  • Investigators were not allowed to verify the information they were told: "there is no way we will get it approved." 

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