During her last campaign, Joni Ernst said (in her own words) that she would not move to Washington D.C. and buy a big fancy house. But after she got to Washington, Ernst broke that promise and bought a luxury condo. The Federal Election Commission also found that her campaign had knowingly and illegally accepted thousands in prohibited and excessive campaign contributions, including illegal contributions from corporations, and Ernst’s campaign was forced to pay the largest penalty ever for an Iowa politician. Joni Ernst has changed.
Voters need to hear from Iowans in their own words. Joni Ernst has taken nearly $600,000 from Big Pharma and the insurance industry, opposed allowing Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices, and wrote a bill that would let insurers deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions, like diabetes, cancer and even the coronavirus. Joni Ernst has changed.