Tuesday, October 18, 2022

GLENS FALLS, NY–Today, Fox News reported that Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s Far Left Downstate Democrat opponent from Poughkeepsie admits he has been lying for over a year to NY-21 voters and the local media about why he moved to NY-21 for the first time in his life.

Senior Advisor to Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, Alex DeGrasse, stated:

“This carpetbagging Far Left Downstate Democrat now admits he lied to multiple local media outlets who falsely claimed he moved to Upstate New York for employment. He is unemployed and the media just writes whatever lies he spews. Just like he’s lying about supporting a gun ban, in 21 days voters in NY-21 will send him packing back to Poughkeepsie.”

According to Fox News:

New York Democratic candidate for Congress Matt Castelli claimed he moved into his election district from D.C. for employment, but it appears the job was running for Congress.


“Financial disclosures filed by the candidate to the House Ethics office list his most recent employer as veteran-founded Unite Us, a tech company based in New York City focused on the healthcare sector. However, no income has been reported from that position since he began his pursuit of the heavily Republican district that shares a border with Canada.”

Since November 2021, Castelli has been “campaigning full time. “The campaign says that due to the possibility of receiving commissions for prior work, they decided to list the employment anyway. Castelli has earned no employment income in 2022 as he travels around the 12-county district wooing voters.

“Castelli’s campaign now denies that his move was for employment...”

Castelli’s move into NY-21, after spending most of his career in the nation’s capital, has been called out by local media. In a Times Union column about Democrats vying for the nomination ahead of the primary election, writer Chris Churchill wrote “Stefanik can gleefully and somewhat correctly, deride them all as carpetbaggers.

In August, The Daily Mail reported that a number of Castelli’s former colleagues at the CIA claimed his time at the government agency was plagued by conduct issues — from drinking on the job to having inappropriate sexual encounters at work.

Read the full Fox News story HERE.