Another probably GOP senate candidate has been accused of carpetbagging, with a brand new report suggesting David McCormick spends extra time at his mansion on the Connecticut coast than he does in Pennsylvania’s Rust Belt.
McCormick, 58, narrowly misplaced a GOP main for the Senate to Dr. Mehmet Oz after Donald Trump got here in and endorsed the tv movie star. Oz later misplaced the final election to Senator John Fetterman, then the state’s lieutenant governor—a loss that McCormick says will be attributed partially to Oz’s unfastened ties to the state.
McCormick has not introduced a candidacy for the Democrat Sen. seat. Bob Casey in 2024, however he’s a high Republican recruit to do this.
In January 2022, McCormick bought his $6.5 million dwelling in Fairfield, Connecticut, and bought a $2.8 million dwelling within the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. However, he didn’t obtain a tax exemption on the property – a tax break reserved for an individual’s main residence.
In January 2022, McCormick bought his $6.5 million dwelling in Fairfield, Connecticut, and bought a $2.8 million dwelling within the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
Street view of McCormick’s dwelling in Pittsburgh – which he purchased and not using a tax exemption
According to the Associated Press report, McCormick seems to be spending extra time on the $16 million mansion in Westport, Connecticut, than on the Pittsburgh dwelling. The Connecticut home is on the state’s Gold Coast, a suburban enclave teeming with rich Manhattan residents. It overlooks the Long Island Sound.
The six-bedroom, nine-bathroom two-acre property additionally features a 450-foot wine cellar, an outside hearth, and a scorching tub overlooking the waterfront.
The Connecticut deal with has appeared on paperwork as his dwelling deal with, together with on paperwork for the sale of his $13 million Upper East Side condo in New York City.
McCormick spokesperson Elizabeth Gregory known as the AP report a “garbage story” and stated the potential senate candidate spends time there to be nearer to his daughters, who attend a $53,000 personal highschool in Connecticut.
McCormick shares 4 daughters with ex-wife Amy Richardson.
McCormick appears to spend extra time within the $16 million mansion in Westport, Connecticut, than the Pittsburgh dwelling
Interior view of the home in Connecticut
The six-bedroom, nine-bathroom 2-acre property additionally features a 450-foot wine cellar, an outside hearth, and a pool and scorching tub overlooking the waterfront
“Bob Casey and John Fetterman should be ashamed of themselves for spreading these bullshit stories,” Gregory wrote on X, previously Twitter. “Unlike Casey and Fetterman, (McCormick) proudly served our country in combat after being nominated by a Pennsylvania senator for West Point.”
“The son of two public school teachers in Pennsylvania, (McCormick lives in the commonwealth and has spent most of his life in PA, coming from humble roots, graduating from public schools, and later raising his young family and creating jobs in Western Pennsylvania,” she continued. “And to label him a private individual because he also spends time where his daughters now go to school is disgraceful.”
On Monday, Fetterman posted a meme of U.S. airline passenger Tiffany Gomas that went viral final month when a taped rant saying “that m***erf***er ain’t real” was posted on social media.
In Fetterman’s edited model of the video, she stated, “That son of a bitch is not a PA native.”
McCormick voted in Pennsylvania elections for the primary time in 16 years in 2022.
In the spring, a collection of video interviews McCormick gave appeared to have been finished on the Connecticut dwelling. A $5,000 marketing campaign contribution made in late March additionally lists the beachfront home as McCormick’s dwelling.
McCormick narrowly misplaced a 2022 GOP Senate main to Dr. Oz
McCormick was raised in Western Pennsylvania by two faculty professors. After attending West Point, he was employed for just a few years earlier than becoming a member of McKinsey in Pittsburgh as a guide, earlier than becoming a member of Bridgewater Associates and later changing into CEO
McCormick was raised in Western Pennsylvania by two faculty professors. After attending West Point, he was employed for just a few years earlier than becoming a member of McKinsey in Pittsburgh as a guide, earlier than becoming a member of Bridgewater Associates and later changing into CEO.
He served within the Bush administration within the Finance and Commerce Departments. Trump had at one level thought of McCormick for protection secretary earlier than turning his again on the finance director, accusing him of getting shut ties to China. McCormick is married to Dina Powell, who served as Deputy National Security Adviser within the Trump administration.
Before McCormick, Oz was accused of carpetbagging: The longtime New Jersey native purchased actual property in a Philadelphia suburb shortly earlier than the marketing campaign.
Last week a Washington Post report claimed the Alabama GOP senator. Tommy Tuberville spent extra time at his Santa Rosa, Florida seashore home than his spouse and son’s property in Auburn, Alabama.