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Washington U.S. Senate

The Constitution assigns the Senate and House equal responsibility for declaring war, maintaining the armed forces, assessing taxes, borrowing money, minting currency, regulating commerce, and making all laws necessary for the operation of the government. The Senate holds exclusive authority to advise and consent on treaties and Presidential nominations.  Each state has two Senators, for a total of 100.

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Biographical Information

What do you consider your areas of expertise and on which committees would you like to serve?

How should the United States participate in the global economy?

What specific ideas do you have to facilitate the ability of the major parties to discuss and compromise for the good of the nation?

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, what policies would you support to improve health care coverage for all Americans?

How would you strengthen the national economy, improve job growth and reduce income disparities?

What needs to be done regarding the future of immigrant children in detention or foster homes?

What would you try to do in Congress to bring earthquake readiness up to date in Washington, Oregon and N. California?

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Phone (425) 747-4185
Campaign Mailing Address 2615 170TH AVE SE
BELLEVUE, WA 98008
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Party Preference Trump Republican
Phone (360) 522-7466
Experience (Max 500 characters) 25 years in sales, A student of APA laws, and Pro se attorney.
Campaign Mailing Address 66 SE LYNCH RD
SHELTON, WA 98584
Campaign Email Leon@dogconauto.com
Town where you live Shelton
I want to serve on the Senate oversight committee. I am an excellent communicator. I am persuasive, tenacious, loud, and Informed, I am likable and fun, but I am terrible to deal with and impossible to trick or deceive. I am the exact person the rest of the senators should be forced to deal with. I am competent in the law and do not need attorneys to navigate my resolve.
With well-negotiated trade deals, we should be calling the shots. We must be independent and decide what we allow to come into our country. I do not feel we owe an allegiance to anyone. Undiscovered or classified information I am not privy to may change my position, but that is speculatory.
I will get to know each senator on an individual level and work between them to see what makes them tick; This is business, and they all have things they want to get done. Then, I would be willing to draft their legislation in a way I support to further gain understanding and Identify objections that need to be overcome.
I think the Federal Gov should stay out of health care, If they want health care for all, the money should go to the people, and they can pay who they want to, COVID-19 was not about your health, if this was true they would have fentanyl trackers along with covid trackers. but oddly there is no interest to do this.
Become energy-independent tax and tariff companies that employ jobs out of the country, Make incentives for companies to keep the workforce here, Audit then shut down the federal reserve.
We are all dreamers. I have a comprehensive Future leader development program this will provide education and housing for migrated children; they will be taught curriculum from their own country and trained to be skilled, productive members of society at the age of 18, they go back to their homeland to live for a minimum of 2 years, Then they would qualify for merit-based streamlined citizenship If they chose to become US citizens, we will estimate the number of children from each country and extract the costs accordingly, this will force a certain amount of well-educated members back into the society of all third world countries we fix the future by improving the countries
To be honest, this is an area I will need to study as I am not well educated on the issues of the problem Infrastructure. I would require only us steel to be used in new construction.
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Party Preference Democrat
Phone 4254292148
Experience (Max 500 characters) 17 years Aerospace Engineer, 9 years Aircraft Customer Service & Data Science (ThoughtLeader on Algorithmic Bias on aerospace products) Boeing. Worked at D.O.E. FermiLab, University of Michigan NASA MESSENGER satellite to Planet Mercury, U.S. Census Bureau. SPEEA Union member, since 2006. U.S. Air Force (3 years)
Campaign Mailing Address PO Box 30876
Seattle, WA 98113
Campaign Phone 4254292148
Campaign Email info@pierre4senate.com
Town where you live Seattle
Campaign Twitter Handle @twitter.com/PIERREProgress
[Standing Committee] - Sub-committee

[Appropriations] - Defense; Energy and Water Development [Armed Services] - Cybersecurity [Commerce, Science and Transportation] - Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security; Oceans, Fisheries, Climate Change and Manufacturing; Space and Science [Finance] - Taxation and IRS Oversight [Foreign Relations] - [Health, Education, Labor and Pensions] - Employment and Workplace Safety [Judiciary] - Privacy, Technology and the Law
Its all connected. As a global superpower we must do our best to project to the rest of the world that we're still worth trading with. But sadly our recent SCOTUS backsliding abortion ruling in 2022 is embarrassing us on the international stage. We must show respect for the women in this country to be taken seriously outside the USA. We're suppose to be a leading safe place for women. If international business see us regress they might reconsider not operating or trading with us.

Also we need to consider the importance of reinvesting in education in Americans and we need to maintain the B1 visa program to draw and recruit the best talent; mitigating brain drain back to China and India.

Lastly, we must not try to damage or disrespect other spheres of political influence in a mutual manner, who want to draw us into unnecessary wars.
My senate reform ideas:

Term Limits Contract. If I serve more than 2 terms in office, I go to prison or face lawsuits by Washington State citizens; I propose a legal framework contract between myself and Washington State Executive Branch Government. Understand, if the terrible 'Texas abortion bounty hunting' is legal, then my contract proposal can be too.

Radical Transparency. Let's end secret backdoor lobbyist meetings; Make lobbyists' lives more difficult. The police must wear bodycams, so should politicians. I will be the 1st politician to wear bodycams, livestream record all interactions with lobbyists. My Senate Staffers will wear bodycams too.

We must 'Reframe National Security' = 'All Basic needs met for all Americans!' These are investments in America, not a burden. Healthcare, higher education, Public Infrastructure & Fighting Climate Change. Think about the broken 1977 Bridge of Vulcan, West Virginia. That desperate town actively requested foreign aid money from U.S.S.R.
Today, 1,000,000,+ dead Americans… (Or imagine a 9-11 attack occurring every 2.5 [days] within the past 2+ [years].)

Overall, America’s awful behavioral response to COVID-19 Pandemic solidified the death of “rugged individualism.” That trusting individuals to do the basic minimum steps of personal responsibility in flattening the curve: masking & vaccination, a failure.

I'm highly impressed that the President was able to negotiate and secure access the adequate amount of vaccines from the HealthCare Industry for herd immunity, but poorly implemented without a strong vaccine mandate. I believe U.S. Government should expand negotiating powers to all other medical needs of the people, #Medicare4All.

Negatively, we’re already paying too-much at a lower median life expectancy compared to other world governments, with better controls on medical expenditures.
I empathize the importance of student debt loan relief, because I had college loans. We need new blood & energy elected to the Senate in order to make a difference and properly address the student loan crisis. I want 100% student loan relief to revitalize our economy

Audit the blackhole US Department of Defense Budget and impose a 2016 budget lock and apply a 10% annual increase welfare penalty if the DOD fails to complete an audit. The penalty money is allocates directly to Veterans and their families benefit, they deserve it.

End Tax loopholes. Progressive taxation on ultra-wealthy & corporate tax avoidance schemes. Also tax A.I. bots that conduct High Frequency Stock Trading, this could collect ~$460B - $1.2T annual extra tax revenue, beyond short/long capital gains tax, without affecting the average retail investor or collective retirement funds, as studies have shown.

University Endowment Tax of 2017 needs to be adjusted for inflation, or the tax rate should increased to 3-5%.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) needs to be maintained. INS foster home system is rife with abuse. More community oversight is needed to prevent child abuse at their hands. These children of hard circumstance need to be loved and welcomed to our community. In cooperation with local communities action plans to provide alternatives solutions to INS foster care.
Growing up constantly in the Ring of Fire made me respect and fear the worse environmental catastrophes, volcanoes and earthquakes.

As a senator I would leverage and negotiate emergency funds allocated for other states that have ignored climate change polices that would benefit their problems. Because, climate change is a human driven problem, not a volcano/earthquakes.
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