VIDEO: Rep. Patrick McHenry and GOP primary challenger Ken Fortenberry discuss the economy

Rep. Patrick McHenry and GOP primary challenger Ken Fortenberry faced off at a March 3 forum in Asheville, discussing their positions on jobs, health care and more.

McHenry is currently serving his fourth term representing the 10th District, which was redrawn last year to include most of Asheville. Fortenberry, who works as a publisher in Denver, NC, is trying to unseat him in the May 8 primary.

In these videos, McHenry and Fortenberry discuss their approaches to the economy and what should be done to create more jobs.

Rep. Patrick McHenry:

Ken Fortenberry:

Click here for more on McHenry, Fortenberry, and the forum, which was organized by the Buncombe County Republican Party.

Don Peterson of Gaston County also filed last week to run in the 10th District Republican primary but didn’t attend the forum.

Videos by Jake Frankel. Photo by Max Cooper.

About Jake Frankel
Jake Frankel is an award-winning journalist who enjoys covering a wide range of topics, from politics and government to business, education and entertainment.

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