Shahid Buttar is a Democrat running in the general election against Nancy Pelosi in California’s 12th district. In this wide-ranging interview, Shahid opens up about the two related allegations that have rocked his Congressional campaign recently, noting the rush to judgment against him enabled by what he calls a “failure of press ethics” in amplifying a smear campaign based on a “fabricated narrative.“
Shahid then goes on to make a case for a Green New Deal, a radical restructuring of military spending and priorities, and Medicare for All— all issues that Nancy Pelosi opposes.
For more on Shahid’s campaign, visit shahidforchange.us
Dennis Trainor Jr is the host and writer of Dear Joe Biden on Acronym TV. A Boston based theater maker, actor, writer, and Associate Professor of Theater, he is also the producer/director of the documentaries American Autumn and Legalize Democracy.
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