It was a week of winning for conservative women. Here are the 5 best wins from this week.
Amy Coney Barrett nominated to Supreme Court
This time last week, we were all waiting with elated anticipation of the name of President Trump’s third Supreme Court nominee. We knew she’d be a woman, per Trump’s intentions to replace the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a woman. And this week, we’ve been celebrating the phenomenal woman that is Amy Coney Barrett, with her official nomination to the Supreme Court. Judge Barrett has been meeting with incumbent Senators ahead of her confirmation hearings, which will be sometime this month.
Winning For Women endorses House candidates
The Winning for Women Action Fund, super PAC, which is committed to electing more GOP women to office, announced its latest group of House endorsements this week. Micah Yousefi, the Winning For Women Political Director shared, “Not only will Winning For Women’s PAC provide critical hard-dollar support to their campaigns, but it will also activate on their behalf a grassroots army of more than 800,000 members nationwide.” The full list of Winning For Women endorsements can be found here.
Melania Trump releases PSA to honor National Substance Use Prevention Month
First Lady Melania Trump has partnered with the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy to honor National Substance Use Prevention Month. She calls on young Americans to share how they are helping their communities to #BeDrugFree by utilizing the hashtag. View her video encouraging youth to live healthy, drug-free lives here.
Megyn Kelly launches new podcast
Megyn Kelly launched a podcast this week, The Megyn Kelly Show with her own production group, Devil May Care Media. Her first guest was Glenn Greenwald. She’s also hosted a post-Debate recap episode, spoke with Ben Shapiro about the 2020 Election, and her episode with Sen. Ted Cruz drops Friday. Listen/download the Megyn Kelly Show on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
Sen. Joni Ernst advocates to expand broadband access
Sen. Joni Ernst (up for re-election in Iowa) embarked on a 99 County Tour of Iowa, visiting each county in the state. While traveling, she spoke with small business owners who shared with her their difficulties in obtaining reliable (let alone fast) broadband Internet. This inspired Sen. Ernst to launch a bipartisan, federal effort to expand broadband access to small towns & rural areas. Her bill is called the Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act.