Mon­tana GOP Sen­ate can­di­date tells sup­port­ers he wants to gut DHS: Report

Montana GOP Senate candidate tells supporters he wants to gut DHS: Report

Tim Shee­hy, the Repub­li­can can­di­date in the Mon­tana Sen­ate race, has report­ed­ly told sup­port­ers he would sup­port dis­man­tling the Depart­ment of Home­land Secu­ri­ty if elect­ed to the upper cham­ber. 
Shee­hy has told sup­port­ers this while on the cam­paign trail on at least three dif­fer­ent occa­sions, accord­ing to audio obtained and reviewed by Axios. 
In one instance, the Sen­ate can­di­date told sup­port­ers at an August event in Kalispell, Mon­tana, that the DHS is “any­thing but home­land secu­ri­ty,” accord­ing to the out­let. At anoth­er event lat­er that month in Glas­gow, Shee­hy told sup­port­ers the DHS could “go away.” 
The pledge comes in con­trast to oth­er con­gres­sion­al Repub­li­cans who have sought to increase fund­ing and sup­port to the agency tasked with secu­ri­ty at the south­ern bor­der. 
The report also comes after GOP con­gres­sion­al lead­ers have laud­ed the most recent gove …