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NASHVILLE – As Republican Congressional Leadership unveils their so-called “tax reform” plan – another bill written behind closed doors without public input – Iraq war combat veteran and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate James Mackler called on Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) to release her personal tax returns to Tennesseans.

NASHVILLE – As Republican Congressional Leadership unveils their so-called “tax reform” plan – another bill written behind closed doors without public input – Iraq war combat veteran and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate James Mackler called on Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) to release her personal tax returns to Tennesseans.

NASHVILLE – James Mackler, a former prosecutor, Iraq war combat veteran and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, today called for Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) to co-sponsor legislation that would prevent Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired without any form of oversight.

NASHVILLE – Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), who amidst reports of her role in the nation’s horrific opioids epidemic, chose to use her campaign Twitter account to advertise a Sunday afternoon campaign fundraiser four times rather than denouncing White Supremacists rallies in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro. The Columbia Daily Herald noted “Blackburn was preoccupied last week defending why she co-sponsored a bill that undercut the Drug Enforcement Agency, which wanted to slow down shipments of opioids, and explaining why she would not return $120,000 in contributions from drug lobbyists.”

NASHVILLE – As the Administration declares the opioid epidemic a public health emergency, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), chief sponsor of the legislation that made it harder for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to stop suspicious drug shipments, continues to evade Tennesseans in her role in the crisis. While her cosponsor, Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA) withdrew his nomination to lead the Office of Drug Control Policy, Blackburn refuses to withdraw from the Tennessee U.S. Senate race.

NASHVILLE – James Mackler, an Iraq war combat veteran, JAG officer, and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, today launched digital ads calling for Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) to withdraw from the U.S. Senate race following the stunning 60 Minutes and Washington Post report of her “shepherding [a] bill that undercut DEA.” Earlier this week a cosponsor of Blackburn’s legislation, Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA), withdrew his nomination to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy.