Gregory Murphy NC-03 Campaign Calls PAC’s Attack Ad ‘Full of Lies’

Breitbart | 11/6/2016 | Staff
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The Republican runoff primary in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District special election heated up on Monday when the attorney for State Rep. Gregory Murphy’s campaign sent a memorandum to local television stations asking them to stop running “false advertising being aired on your station” by a newly formed PAC, WFW Action Fund, the political arm of Winning for Women.

Murphy, a medical doctor, faces pediatrician Dr. Joan Perry in the July 9 runoff after he finished in first place in May’s Republican primary with 22 percent of the vote, and Perry finished in second place with 15 percent of the vote.

North - Carolina - State - Board - Elections

The North Carolina State Board of Elections called for a special general election to be held on September 10 to replace the late Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC-03), who died unexpectedly in February at the age of 76.

Unlike the special general election to be held on the same day in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, which is expected to be a closely contested race between the Democratic nominee, Dan McCready, and the Republican nominee, State Senator Dan Bishop, the Republican nominee in the 3rd Congressional District will be heavily favored to win the special general election on September 10.

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Before a debate with Perry in Winterville, North Carolina on Monday, Murphy said the WFW Action Fund ad was “full of lies,” and challenged his opponent to renounce it:

“The people of the 3rd District are people of integrity and honesty — they do not like being lied to,” he said during the debate.

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Murphy then asked Perry if she speaks “for honesty and integrity.”

“Is that what’s important? Do you renounce that ad and the group that did it? It is full of lies,” he said.

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Perry said she was not aware of the ad until Monday afternoon. She noted that the ad didn’t come from her...
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