Denver Riggleman

Denver Riggleman is a surprise candidate running to represent the people of Virginia’s Fifth District. The owner of Silverback Distillery and Nelson County Republican is hoping to succeed Congressman Tom Garrett and is facing Democrat and journalist Leslie Cockburn this General Election in November.

In this podcast, we discuss:

– Getting involved in politics
– Lessons learned from running for governor; an entrepreneur; a veteran
– Why he decided to run for this seat
– Cockburn’s view of the district v. his idea of the 5th CD voter
– The difference between his entry into the race and Cockburn’s
– Bigfoot
– Cockburn “crossing the [political] Rubicon”
– Charlottesville and one year after the incidents related to racism and white nationalism
– What he is hoping to accomplish in Congress
– What issue does he think he would be a “reliable vote”
– What motivates him and what does he think should motivate others to succeed

Links of note:

Denver Riggleman for Congress
“Thank You, Mr. Trump”: How the President Drove Me To Run For Congress (Cockburn, Vanity Fair)
Bigfoot erotica? Fur flies in Virginia congressional race (AP)

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