David Schweikert

 

 
David Schweikert (Republican Party) is a member of the U.S. House, representing Arizona's 6th Congressional District. He assumed office on January 5, 2011. His current term ends on January 3, 2023. Schweikert ran for re-election to the U.S. House to represent Arizona's 6th Congressional District. He won in the general election on November 3, 2020. After two unsuccessful congressional runs in 1994 and 2008, Schweikert was first elected to the chamber in 2010. Schweikert began his political career in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1991 to 1995. He became majority whip in his second term.

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Rep. David Schweikert, Allies Sued Over Ads Implying Opponent Is Gay
"It should come as no surprise that a politician who knowingly and willfully lied about committing bank fraud, money laundering and a host of other serious crimes is willing to do and say anything, no matter how despicable, to save his 30-year political career."
Jul. 12, 2022
Center for Arizona Policy
2022 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-1
Question 4: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” and “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 9: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
GOP Congressman Schweikert Faces Voters After $125,000 Federal Fine
"recently, the GOP congressman agreed to pay a $125,000 fine to the Federal Elections Commission, stemming from a campaign finance blunder nearly a decade ago. Regulators found that he improperly spent money on such expenses as fancy dinners, gifts, and airline upgrades."
Feb. 18, 2022

 

HR 1443 - Vote to pass a bill that requires financial institutions to report certain credit application data to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for the purposes of enforcing fair lending laws. Specifically, financial institutions must report this data regarding lesbian-, gay-, bisexual-, transgender-, or queer-owned businesses.

Arizona's Congressional Republicans Oppose Creating Bipartisan Jan. 6 Commission
"House Democrats, aided by 35 Republicans, voted 252-175 to pass a bill to create a 10-member commission. [...] Biggs was joined in voting no Wednesday by fellow Arizona Republicans Paul Gosar, Debbie Lesko and David Schweikert, all three of whom are Freedom Caucus members."
May 19, 2021
Car Insurer Warns Rep. David Schweikert Over Campaign Attack
"The pushback is an early sign of a potentially heated primary for Schweikert, who hasn't faced any significant challenge from a fellow Republican since winning his Scottsdale-based 6th Congressional District seat over then-Rep. Ben Quayle, R-Ariz., when the district was created in 2012."
May 28, 2021
Reps. Debbie Lesko, David Schweikert Mum On Money From Rep. Matt Gaetz Of Florida
Apr. 6, 2021

 

HR 5 - Vote to pass a bill that prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system.

Clockwise from top left are Arizona House Republicans Paul Gosar, Debbie Lesko, Andy Biggs and David Schweikert. Photo: The Republic

1,009,832 Voters Created Arizona's 4 QAnon Quacks
Feb. 7, 2021
Don't Let Rep. David Schweikert Weasel Out Of His Liability In The Failed Coup Attempt
Jan. 13, 2021
Biggs, Gosar, And Schweikert Screw The People That Voted For Them Again
Dec. 22, 2020
Prominent Republicans Attended Fundraiser At Home Of Abortion Doctor Accused Of Pointing Gun At Pro-Life Protesters
Oct. 27, 2020
House Of Representatives Formally Reprimands Rep. David Schweikert For Ethics Violations
Jul. 31, 2020
Rep. Schweikert Admits To 11 Spending Violations, Will Face Sanction By Full House
Jul. 30, 2020
Center for Arizona Policy
2020 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-6
Question 5: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” and “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 12: Adding Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Crazy/Stupid Republican Of The Day: David Schweikert - 2019 Update
Oct. 5, 2019
Ethics Committee Releases More Details On Allegations Against David Schweikert
"Arizona Republican is already facing inquiry by House panel"
Sep. 5, 2019
Campaign Records Show GOP Congressman Spent More On Lawyers Than What He Raised
Jul. 16, 2019
424-Page Report Finds David Schweikert's Office Violated Ethics Rules
"The committee says neither Schweikert or Schwab cooperated with the investigation."
Jun. 13, 2019

 

HR 5 - Vote to pass a bill that prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas such as education, employment, and housing.

House Ethics Committee Found 'Substantial Reason' To think Arizona Rep. David Schweikert Broke Rules
Apr. 17, 2019
Arizona Republican Schweikert Runs Up Legal Bills In House Ethics Probe
Apr. 15, 2019
House Ethics Expands Scope Of Probe Into David Schweikert
Dec. 21, 2018
Crazy/Stupid Republican Of The Day: David Schweikert
Oct. 5, 2018
Center for Arizona Policy
2018 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-6
Question 4: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their conscience.*
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 9: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
US House Investigating Arizona Rep. Schweikert For Ethics Violations
May 31, 2018
Four Arizona Republicans Vote To Let Puerto Ricans Die
Oct. 13, 2017
Schweikert: Indivisible Groups 'Incite Violence' And 'Light Cars On Fire'
Jun., 12, 2017
Constituents Bring Cookies, Congressman's Office Calls Cops
Feb. 24, 2017
Center for Arizona Policy
2016 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-6
Question 4: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their conscience.*
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 9: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Montini: Two Weeks After Orlando Massacre, Rep. Schweikert Mocks Transgender Citizens
Jun. 26, 2016

 

H Amdt 1128 - Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 5055 that prohibits the use of funds in violation of an executive order that prohibits government contractors from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Rep. Schweikert Compares Unions To Nazis ... Really
Jun. 12, 2015
Crazy/Stupid Republican Of The Day - David Schweikert
Oct. 17, 2014
Center for Arizona Policy
2014 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-6
Question 3: Arizona’s voter-approved constitutional definition of marriage should be defended to the fullest extent legally possible.
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 4: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 8: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in antidiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Republican Lawmaker Ends Government Shutdown Interview By Saying ‘This Is My Idea Of Fun’
Oct. 1, 2013
Here Are The Republicans Who Voted 'No' On Hurricane Sandy Relief Funds
Jan. 4, 2013
David Schweikert Gives $130,000 To Campaign While Involved In Real Estate Loan Scam With Campaign Depository, Metro Phoenix Bank
Aug. 24, 2012
Center for Arizona Policy
2012 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-6
Question 3: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 8: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 13: Repealing the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which states that marriage is the union of one man and one woman and declares states do not have to recognize same-sex marriage from other states.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert Falsely Claims Illegal Immigrants Are No Longer Afraid
Jul. 5, 2012
FreedomWorks Backs Schweikert Over Quayle
"The political arm of FreedomWorks, a Tea Party group"
May 17, 2012
FAIR Game? How GOP Politicians Are Trying to secretly influence the IRC
Oct. 31, 2011
How The Tea Party Fared
Nov. 4, 2010
Center for Arizona Policy
2010 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-5
Question 5: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as between only one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 8: Protecting healthcare workers from being required to perform procedures that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 10: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in discrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 14: Repealing the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which states that marriage is the union of one man and one woman and declares states do not have to recognize same-sex marriage from other states.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Center for Arizona Policy
2008 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-5
Question 6: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as between only one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 7: Repealing the federal Defense of Marriage Act which states marriage is the union of one man and one woman and declares states do not have to recognize same-sex marriages from other states.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 10: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in discrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 10: Expanding federal “hate crime” laws to include “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression.”
Candidates' Position: Oppose.

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