Your Vote Counts Candidate Forum: Ahmad Adnan
Ahmad Adnan is one of 11 Republicans running to replace Representative Bill Flores as District 17’s Congressional Representative.
Adnan is from Austin, Texas. He graduated from Texas State University.
A financial advisor for 18 years, Adnan owns his own financial advice and investment management company.
Adnan participated in the Congressional Candidate Forum hosted by KBTX and KWTX on Jan. 25 held at Texas A&M University’s Rudder Theatre.
KBTX has reached out with additional questions from our viewers. Adnan has not responded at this time.
On the Issues:
Immigration: Adnan does not want to build the wall and believes more judges are needed to hear asylum cases. He also wants the government to use more agents and technology in securing the border.
"I want to do a comprehension immigration reform. I do want to secure the border, I want more money for border patrol agents and I do want more cameras, robots, drones to monitor the border," said Adnan at the Candidate Forum on Jan. 25. "I don't believe in building a wall. I like the idea of having a virtual wall."
Healthcare: Adnan believes in a Medicare-if-you-want-it plan. This plan will allow the free-market and capitalism to thrive. Adnan also believes that no healthcare should be free and will have premiums.
"I want folks to be able to enroll in Medicare, a Medicare-If-You-Want-It plan. I don't believe in handouts, there is a premium. I don't believe in mandates, its a choice," said Adnan.
Government Spending: Adnan wants to cut $100 billion a year from the Department of Defense. Adnan makes a point that there is a difference in the Department of Defense and the military and still supports the troops.
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