Brandon Gill Announces Candidacy for Congress

Brandon Gill with former president Donald Trump
Brandon Gill with former president Donald Trump | Image by Brandon Gill/Instagram

Brandon Gill recently announced that he will run for U.S. Congress to represent Texas’ 26th Congressional District.

Gill is running to replace Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Lewisville), who announced that he will retire at the end of his term.

In a social media post, Gill wrote, “We desperately need conservative warriors in Washington who represent real America, not the Swamp. I look forward to representing the great people of North Texas.”

Prior to announcing his candidacy, Gill founded the DC Enquirer, worked as a Wall Street analyst, and graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College.

Gill is the son-in-law of Dinesh D’Souza, a political commentator, author, and filmmaker.

In a news release sent to The Dallas Express, Gill stated that he had already raised $250,000 in preparation for his campaign and is running for office because “Congressional Democrats and the Biden Administration have failed us.”

“Our homeland is being invaded. Our borders are a free-for-all. Crime is soaring, and our economy is a wrecking ball aimed at the middle class. We’re in dire need of a trailblazer, someone unafraid to take on the power players and entrenched interests, a fighter who embodies our values. Washington, take note: you’re done pushing Texans around,” Gill claimed.

“Starting now, you’re going to listen to us. I’ve been on the front lines in conservative media, and now I’m ready to take the battle straight to the Swamp. We need to finish the wall, secure the Southern border, balance our budget, unleash our energy industry, restore law and order, and kick weak Republicans who rubber stamp progressives’ agenda out of Congress.”

Gill plans to “be a voice for the smallest among us” and will strive to obtain “a brighter and better future for all American children,” according to the release.

Gill is one of six Republican candidates vying for the 26th Congressional District of Texas seat. Also running are Scott Armey, Clint Burgess, Luisa Maria Del Rosal Isais, Burt Thakur, and Vlad de Franceschi.

Two Democrats, Simon Cardell and Kelvin Leaphart, have likewise thrown their hats into the ring.

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