physician (former EM) & Ca research advocate, proud wife & blessed mom, lover of 🐶🍷💃🏽🎶📚🔬⚖️, problem solver, life improver, desert dweller, she/her. 🌵☀️
Sep 22, 2020 • 9 tweets • 3 min read
Today, I dropped my new Ethics Plan. Let’s talk about why we need to address corruption in Washington TODAY.
@RepDavid & his history of unethical behavior:
A Thread: (1/9)
11: the # of ethics violations @RepDavid admitted to
424: the number of pages in the investigative report detailing his misbehavior
435: the number of Representatives who reprimanded him (ALL OF THEM)
$50,000: the pricey fine he paid for his violations (2/9)
Sep 10, 2020 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
Okay let’s talk.
The truth about @RepDavid and his betrayal of Americans with pre-existing conditions: A Thread. #AZ06 (1/7)
Rep. Schweikert recently published a misleading constituent newsletter to distract from his HORRIBLE record of voting to rip away protections for nearly 400,000 Arizonans w/ pre-existing conditions. (2/7)
Sep 3, 2020 • 7 tweets • 5 min read
I am incredibly honored to have earned the endorsements of these prominent AZ political leaders.
The truth about @RepDavid and the @USPS: A Thread (1/7)
Over the weekend, Schweikert voted against bipartisan legislation that would allocate the necessary emergency funds to operate the Postal Service.
Luckily this bill passed, no thanks to him. (2/7)
Aug 11, 2020 • 5 tweets • 1 min read
It’s outrageous and inexcusable that Congress has completely failed in its job to support families and businesses across this country by putting partisan politics above real solutions in being unable to pass a new relief package that is badly needed. (1/5)
And it’s equally irresponsible that Social Security and Medicare -- benefits earned from a lifetime of hard work that are necessary to ensure Americans can retire with dignity – are being put at risk for political purposes as a result. (2/5)
Aug 5, 2020 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
I am honored to be the nominee in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District. Thank you to the voters who have put their trust in me and to the volunteers who made it happen 💙#AZ06 (1/6)
For nearly a decade, our district has been represented by a D.C. politician who puts the profits of his special interest corporate donors over positive change that will make life better for working families here in Arizona. (2/6)
Dec 12, 2019 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
As a former ER physician, I’ve seen firsthand what happens when people can’t afford their prescription drugs and end up in the hospital as a result, with complications that could have been avoided. (1/5)
I talk to folks every day who are struggling to keep up with the ever-rising costs of prescription drugs - people with diabetes who are rationing the insulin they need to survive, seniors who can’t put food on the table because they need to buy their heart meds, (2/5)
Jul 15, 2019 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
My parents immigrated from India in 1971 when I was 3 years old. They chose America to be our home, learned a new language, embraced new traditions, and sacrificed to give their children a shot at the American dream.
I was 15 yrs old when a kid on my school bus told me to “go back where you came from.”
May 30, 2019 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
We came to know of the dire shortage of #SouthAsian marrow donors when our nephew needed a bone marrow transplant to cure his leukemia. He was 7 y/o & while other patients had pages and pages of potential donors, he had none. We learned through #BeTheMatch.... (1/4)
...how easy it was to become a donor. We all got tested, but sadly no one in our extended family was a match for him. With the help of hundreds of folks who organized drives all around the country, we added thousands of new donors to the registry. Sadly, we couldn’t... (2/4)