Pisgah Inn Owner To Challenge Rep. Cawthorn In GOP Primary
Last updated 9/6/2021 at 12:01pm
Bruce O'Connell, who describes himself as a conservative owner and operator of the Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway since 1979, has announced his candidacy for North Carolina's 11th Congressional District.
O'Connell, best known for taking on the Obama/Biden administration during the 2013 government shutdown, and winning, according to a press release, is challenging incumbent freshman Congressman Madison Cawthorn in the Republican Primary next spring.
"I believe we need someone who will pay more attention to District 11. Further, I believe we need someone with business experience i...