Local Congressional Candidate Receives National Attention

Travesty by Travis Williamson

Byron Donalds, a conservative Republican and political grassroots leader who is running for the U.S. House of Representatives in Florida’s 19th District, has received the support of Herman Cain and was added to Cain’s Army of Davids – a roster of candidates who have formally adopted Cain’s 9-9-9 Economic Recovery and Jobs Program. Donalds is promoting the Fair Tax on the campaign trail and has endorsed 9-9-9 as a major step towards real tax reform.

Cain said he is impressed by Donalds’s dedication to restoring the American people to our rightful place as sovereign, and making the IRS subject to the will of the people.

“With a degree in finance and a career in long-term cost analysis and containment, Donalds knows numbers. He knows the economy. And he knows 9-9-9,” said Cain. He adds, “We need his mind on Capitol Hill to help politicians who don’t understand what the American people want. We want bold solutions to one of the biggest problems facing our nation today – the federal tax code.”

“The most efficient way to stimulate our economy today and in the future is with major tax reform,” said Donalds. “A simple and transparent tax code will provide businesses and investors the freedom to seek their own interests, which in turn will create the jobs Americans so desperately need.” Details of the 9-9-9 plan are outlined at http://cainsolutionsrevolution.com/999.

Donalds worked on Cain's presidential campaign in Southwest Florida, and the two both spoke at Conservatives United 2012 in Orlando in January when Donalds announced his candidacy. A video of Donalds’ speech at Conservatives United can be viewed at www.byrondonalds.com/video.

Donalds has amassed financial and volunteer support from all over the country, and won a straw poll after facing off with four of his opponents at a candidates forum in Marco Island. Donalds has also been endorsed by GOOOH (Get Out Of Our House), a non-partisan movement to elect citizen legislators, enact term limits and remove special interest influence.

Donalds is scheduled to speak next at the LEAP Congressional Candidates Forum at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24th at First Baptist Church located at 3000 Orange Blossom Drive in Naples; and the Kiwanis Congressional Candidates Forum at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 at Cape Coral Kiwanis Hall located at 360 Santa Barbara Blvd. in Cape Coral.

About Byron Donalds
Byron Donalds is a constitutional conservative and Republican candidate for the 19th District U.S. House of Representatives. As a commercial credit officer in banking and a portfolio manager in financial services, Donalds’ primary focus has been providing additional certainty and reducing risk. He will use this experience to help solve the nation's current debt and spending problems. A longtime community activist, Donalds serves as a youth leader in his church, coaches Little League, and volunteers on various service and non-profit boards and committees in Southwest Florida. He serves as Chairman of the Board for Child Evangelism Fellowship of Collier County, and is a member of the Naples Tea Party Leadership Council. Donalds and his wife, Erika, have three sons and live in Naples, Florida. For information about Donalds’ campaign, go to www.ByronDonalds.com or connect with him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/byrondonalds or Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/ByronDonalds.

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MIOCENE (Inactive) writes:

"Byron Donalds is a constitutional conservative and Republican candidate"

If Donalds is a constitutional conservative, then why is he a REPUBLICAN candidate?
He should be a candidate in the CONSTITUTION Party.

What are conservatives so afraid of that they have to hide in the Republican Party? If their ideals are so popular with Americans; then why can't they launch a candidate from the Constitution Party and win an election from there?

The reality is that these tea party conservatives are really outcasts and have no business being in the GOP among sane, moderate Republicans.

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