Welcome to Conservative Women Weekly. This week, conservative women defied stereotypes, announced new projects, and honored Americans who tragically died in the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Condoleezza Rice Announces New Book

Former Secretary of State under the Bush 43 Administration Condoleezza Rice announced her new book, To Build a Better World. The book compares the events of the Cold War to what is occurring in modern-day. On Fox Business, Dr. Rice spoke about the content of her newest work, including the analysis of China’s rise on the world stage.

Senators Blackburn and Ernst Team Up for Border Legislation

To combat asylum fraud and to prevent human-trafficking at the border, Senators Blackburn and Ernst have teamed up for the End Child Trafficking Now Act of 2019, S.2420. In a joint press release, Senator Ernst cited her trip to the southern border as motivation for her involvement with the legislation. On Twitter, Senator Blackburn discussed the reasoning behind the bill and why she believed the issue is so important to address.

Congressional Candidate Young Kim Defies Stereotypes

Young Kim is a Republican congressional candidate in Orange County, California. Although the area used to be a Republican stronghold, Democrats flipped in the 2018 midterms. If her bid is successful, Kim will be the first Korean American Republican in Congress. Kim previously ran for this congressional seat and lost by a narrow margin. In an interview with the Washington Times, she said, “I think it’s important to redefine what GOP stands for. And I like to say this is a Grand Opportunity Party.” 

Conservative Women Will #NeverForget

In remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, many notable conservative women took to social media to share their memories of that day and honor the fallen. Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) shared a very personal account, describing her thoughts as she saw the towers fall in the senior lounge of her high school, on Instagram. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) shared a video on Twitter with a Capitol Police Officer after completing the 9/11 Tower Challenge. The challenge is to climb 2071 steps, the equivalent of each of the World Trade Towers’ 110 floors. These two were joined by many others, including Dr. Condoleezza Rice, to remember 9/11. 

Karly M.
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Karly Matthews is a student at Temple University, where she is majoring in political science and journalism while minoring in Spanish. At any given moment, Karly can be found talking about Marco Rubio and advocating for conservative values with a large coffee mug and color-coded planner in hand.

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