Tea Party Express Endorses Steve Lonegan for U.S. Congress in New Jersey

Sacramento, CA – Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest Tea Party political action committee, is pleased to announce its endorsement of Steve Lonegan for U.S. House in New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District.

Tea Party Express Co-Founder and Chief Strategist Sal Russo said, “Steve Lonegan is exactly the kind of Constitutional conservative who will go to Washington D.C. and fight for what’s right. He is a proven conservative champion with a solid record of fighting and winning for New Jersey taxpayers.

“Throughout his career, Steve has proven his willingness to stand up to the establishment of both parties, and we are confident that he will do the same as a member of Congress. Above all else, Steve Lonegan is a fighter who will stand alongside President Trump and Tea Party conservatives as they continue working to restore fiscal sanity and implement policies that help create jobs for hard working families.

“As we’ve seen in recent elections all over the country, the Democrats will stop at nothing to regain control of Congress, even if that means deceiving voters by pretending to be conservatives. Liberals like Josh Gottheimer aren’t fooling anyone. His voting record is nearly identical to Nancy Pelosi’s, and it certainly doesn’t represent the values of voters in the Fifth District,” Russo concluded.

The following are statements from local grassroots leaders:

“Steve Lonegan definitely has conservative values in line with the Tea Party. Steve is Pro-2nd Amendment, Pro-Life, a budget hawk who held our New Jersey budget the same for 12 years. And in New Jersey, that’s hard to do. Steve has my full support to be the next Congressman from New Jersey. He will be a true conservative voice in D.C.” – Bill Hayden, Grassroots Tea Party Activist, NJ

“Steve Lonegan is a true conservative. Steve is very articulate and has the ability to express his conservative views in a way that creates dialogue. Steve is not shy about speaking to those who oppose his point of view. He is willing to listen and discuss. Steve is as conservative as any conservative can be. He is Pro-Life, Pro-Religion, Pro-Small Government, Pro-Fiscal Responsibility, Pro-2nd Amendment. He is everything a conservative should be and he will represent well the conservative values of New Jersey.” – Ray Herr, Grassroots Tea Party Activist, NJ

“I support Steve Lonegan for Congress 100%. Steve is a “Pit Bull” conservative. He is tenacious in his efforts to represent the conservative values of New Jersey, and that is hard to find. He has excellent leadership skills, and not only is fantastic at organizing, but at articulating the message so all can understand. He will represent conservative values to the core. The establishment can work to catch him off guard, but Steve will always have a conservative answer because he believes in those conservative values. I strongly believe Steve is the man we need in Congress right now! Steve’s bravery and his courage to continue to fight to bring his conservative voice to leadership is something to be admired.” – Mildred Diorio, Grassroots Tea Party Activist, NJ