October 25, 2020

Matt Gaetz Invited a Holocaust Denier to the State of the Union. Who does that? Support Phil Ehr!

Matt Gaetz is a poisonous embarassment to his District, Florida and the United States Congress. Just last week he appeared at a rally where the Proud Boys were security.

Gaetz Must Go!

Fortunately, Phil Ehr is a great candidate to replace him on November 3.

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October 23, 2020

Democrats criticize Trump's handling of COVID-19, decision to hold Pensacola rally

At a virtual news conference before the rally, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried — along with Phil Ehr, who is running for Florida's 1st Congressional District seat, and Karen Butler, who is running for state Senate District 1 —  also criticized Trump's decision to hold a large rally in Pensacola.

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October 22, 2020

Matt Gaetz embraces ‘entitled’ label as he parries attack from Democratic challenger

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz is perpetuating a Twitter feud with his Democratic opponent, Phil Ehr, embracing the attacks against him with less than two weeks until the General Election.

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October 20, 2020

Ehr: 'It's Time For The Lies and Chaos to Stop'

“Our people in Northwest Florida want a responsible government; and they want folks who are working for unity, not division.”

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March 25, 2020

Daily Kos: Must Watch: Democrat Phil Ehr Exposes Matt Gaetz's Use Of Information Warfare. Best.Ad.Ever.

Phil Ehr is running to dislodge Trump fanboi, Matt Gaetz, from the House. His ad is the best I’ve ever seen. Ehr is a military veteran who’s served in multiple wars.  In the ad, he flat out declares Matt Gaetz & Trump as using the same tactics our foreign enemies use against us: Noise and Information Warfare. Phil Ehr’s ad ends by saying “Time for the lies and chaos to stop”.



March 25, 2020

Newsweek: Republican Matt Gaetz's Challenger, a Retired US Navy Commander, Says Rep is Using 'Cold War' Tactics to Stay in Power

A Democratic challenger for the seat of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has accused the congressman of using cold war tactics and "information warfare" in a new campaign ad.

Phil Ehr, a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Navy who retired as a Commander in 2008, released the video titled "Cut the Noise" Thursday. Ehr contrasts his long career in the military with the career of Gaetz, portrayed as an obsessed fan of President Donald Trump who uses "information warfare" for political advantage.



March 25, 2020

FLAPOL: Digital ad pits Phil Ehr as war hero and patriot against Matt Gaetz as ‘Trump fanboy’

Democratic congressional candidate Phil Ehr is releasing a hard-hitting campaign video Thursday contrasting himself as a war hero to Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz as someone using “information warfare” against Americans.



August 5, 2019

Phil Ehr Issues Response to Matt Gaetz Questioning of Robert Mueller

Phil Ehr, a retired U.S. Navy officer who has worked in intelligence and is running in District One as a Democrat opposing Gaetz, issued a response to the congressman’s questioning of Mueller.

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June 9, 2019

Issues Matter

Phil Ehr wants to learn how local, state and national issues impact you. Phil would like to know your top three issues and the reasons they matter most to you, personally. Sometimes people don’t think that what happens in Washington impacts them one way or the other. Your input matters.

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