“They call him the Invisible Man. The politician known for doing nothing, Gary Peters”
Livonia, Mich. – A new ad released by John James for Senate today shows Sen. Gary Peters for who he is: Invisible.
“Peters doesn’t show up for work. Skipped 84% of small business hearings,” reads the ad. “Nothing to protect workers. Skipped 89% of hearings on China. But Peters has done one thing: Got rich in public office. Doubled his wealth.”
2020: Peters Fails to Hold China Accountable: 11% Attendance on Congressional Executive Commission on China
2015: Peters: “I am honored to serve on the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, where I will work to hold China accountable for unfair trade practices and currency manipulation, so that American companies and American workers can compete on a level playing field” (Press Release)
2020: Peters Fails to Represent Small Businesses: 16% Attendance at Small Business Committee hearings
2011: Peters: “Small businesses in Oakland County will have an even stronger voice in Congress this year, thanks to Representative Gary Peters’ new seat on the House Small Business Committee” (Press Release)
According to official Personal Finance Disclosures required of every member in congress, from 2007 to 2018, the average value of Peters’ assets increased from $1,728,562 to $3,864,093, or 124%.
“Peters fails to show up for work, fails to get results and, as a result, fails in his job as a U.S. Senator,” said Abby Walls, campaign spokesperson. “Michigan needs a leader representing them in the U.S. Senate who is used to being held accountable every day – from the military to business – not just every election year.”
A full transcript of the ad can be found below:
NARRATOR: They call him the Invisible Man. The politician known for doing nothing, Gary Peters.
Nothing to prepare us for COVID – his responsibility. Nothing for our economy.
Peters doesn’t show up for work. Skipped 84% of small business hearings.
Nothing to protect workers. Skipped 89% of hearings on China.
But Peters has done one thing: Got rich in public office. Doubled his wealth.
Gary Peters: Invisible for Michigan.
JOHN JAMES: I’m John James and I approve this message.