//PA GOP Weekly Update 8/31/18

PA GOP Weekly Update 8/31/18

Office of The Communications Director
Update for the Week of August 27, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: PA GOP Chairman Comments on the Passing of Sen. John McCain

Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Val DiGiorgio, made the following statement on the passing of Sen. John McCain:

“Senator John McCain was the epitome of a self-sacrificing public servant and an American hero. He was a family man of great integrity and his voice will be missed in America and in the Republican Party. We share in the grief of his family and our country.”

Coverage Roundup:

ABC27

PennLive

Tribune-Review

WFMZ

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PRESS RELEASE: Bob Casey won’t agree to hometown debate with Lou Barletta

Tuesday, Sen. Bob Casey announced he has only agreed to debates in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh media markets, declining to debate Lou Barletta in the Harrisburg media market and their mutually-shared home region of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

In response, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Jason Gottesman, made the following statement:

“Given his penchant for obstruction, resistance, and supporting far-left policies like sanctuary cities, it is not surprising that Bob Casey is trying to hide from the voters of Pennsylvania in the hope that they will confuse him with the moderate he first claimed to be.

“The fact that Bob Casey is hiding from a debate in his hometown market of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre is even more telling since he has turned his back on the region’s values and people by voting in lock-step with the liberal-progressive leaders in Washington. Why is Casey afraid to face his friends and neighbors?”

Coverage Roundup:

PennLive

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SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATE

Facebook (41,395 followers – +27)

This week
13 Posts
17,945 people reached
70 new followers
302 page views
3,943 post engagements
Twitter (19,714 followers – +34)

This week
8 original Tweets (not counting retweets)
30,500 impressions
511 engagements
117 link clicks
Instagram (1,120 followers – +8)

This week
550 accounts reached
33 engagements
2,443 impressions
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