Doctor Mehmet OzA Republican candidate for the US Senate in Pennsylvania admits that his campaign is struggling to raise money, saying the Democrats are “smart” while the Republicans are mowing the lawn.
Oz spoke with Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Monday. He pointed out a large gap in funding between him and his opponent, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. John Fetterman..
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Fetterman raised Oz 9 to 1 and raised $ 9.9 million to Oz’s $ 1.1 million. Oz also lent $ 2.2 million to his campaign, but Fetterman has five times as much cash in his hands.
Asked why, Oz replied:
“The Democrats took all these issues in the summer (Dodd’s decision, gun concerns) very cleverly and used them as an excuse to raise money from Democratic supporters. When Republicans get angry, we go out and mow the lawn. When Democrats get angry, they donate money to the party. “
Then Oz urged everyone to donate to him, claiming he didn’t need a lot of money anyway because he was a better candidate:
Fetterman has been Trolling Oz even voted in Garden State in 2020 for the fact that he lived in New Jersey until very recently. Per Politico.. He also portrays Oz as a wealthy celebrity, showing that he hasn’t touched her everyday life in Pennsylvania. Some of the mansions owned by Oz In the world.
But Oz told Ingraham that he was a true populist of the race.
“He’s not a real populist, he’s a pretending populist,” Oz said. My parents were immigrants and understood the importance of dedicating my life to service. As a cardiac surgeon, I invented the device. As you know, I have made a lot of efforts just to make America a healthier and better place. “
This article was originally HuffPost It has been updated.