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Republican Wendy Rogers announces congressional run

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Retired Air Force officer and conservative entrepreneur Wendy Rogers announced her plans to run for the United States House of Representatives in the 1st Congressional District of Arizona.

Rogers, a conservative Republican, supported President Donald Trump in the primaries and continued to voice her support in her announcement speech made in Sedona.

To see full speech click here.

“Thanks to President Trump, our nation, and its economy are reviving,” Rogers said. “Yet there is more to do and I want to help!”

In her speech, Rogers spoke about her goals to repeal Obamacare, resolve illegal immigration, and build the Wall. She also spoke about protecting the rights granted under the 2nd Amendment.

Rogers is a 5th generation career military officer who attained the rank of Lt. Col. And was one of the U.S. military’s first female pilots, according to the press release.

“I run for the same reasons I joined the Air Force – to serve my country, and to fight for our way of life and the ideals we hold so dear,” Rogers said.

She started HouseMaster, a home inspection business with her husband Hal Kunnen, and is a homeschool mom.

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