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The Family Fortune Behind Elise Stefanik’s Humble Origins Myth

Posted on AllSides April 13th, 2024
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From the start of her electoral career a decade ago, House GOP Conference Chair—and potential 2024 vice presidential nominee—Elise Stefanik has stressed her supposedly rough-cut origins, a story in which she saw the struggles firsthand of a scrappy family plywood business. In a friendly Wall Street Journal profile in 2021, an opinion columnist for the paper contrasted her “working class family” with the supposedly snobbish ostracism Stefanik has faced from her alma mater, Harvard University, which removed her from a senior advisory committee for her efforts to overturn President Donald...

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