Flood Challenges Fortenberry, Says Indictment Endangers House Seat | Regional government

“With a very small majority, they claimed a mandate to distribute trillions of dollars in gifts to big government, to raise our taxes, to increase the power of government, to take control of our elections and to conduct hunts. to partisan witches tearing our country apart,” he said.

Flood described Biden as “an incompetent president” and said America’s enemies are “emboldened every day by the weakness they see” in him.

If he wins the East Nebraska House seat, Flood said, he will “focus on fighting radical congressional socialists who threaten our values ​​and our way of life.”

Responding to questions, Flood said polling results undertaken before his decision to enter the race gave him “confidence that I’m going to be successful” in the Republican primary fight with Fortenberry, who is seeking his 10th term in the House of Commons. representatives.

Flood was joined by his wife and their two sons for the announcement which shines the spotlight on the 1st Home District race.

“The battle for control of the House runs through Nebraska’s 1st congressional district,” Flood said. “This is a race we must win to save America.”

Flood returned to the Legislative Assembly in 2021 after previously serving eight years, including six years as speaker, before being elected for a limited term. He was Chairman from 2007 to 2013.