Blumenthal Asked About Wrestling Regulation at First Post-Election Press Conference

‘Road Map to New Government Investigations of Pro Wrestling’ … at Wrestling Observer website
November 3, 2010
Wrestling Journalist Dave Meltzer on Regulation Prospects
November 3, 2010

From the blog coverage by Daniela Altimari of the Hartford Courant (http://blogs.courant.com/capitol_watch/2010/11/blumenthal-calls-for-bipartisa.html):

Hearst’s Brian Lockhart asked Blumenthal if he intends to pursue greater regulation of professional wrestling, an issue he repeatedly raised in his campaign against Republican Linda McMahon.

“One issue that I clealry saw as important is the potential dangers of steroids — the real dangers of steroids — and the long-term health consequences of steroid use and that will be a focus of mine as a United States Senator,” he said.

“I won’t say beyond that what I would do about any of the other issues in the campaign that related to the way my opponent ran her business or treated the people who worked for her, but I think the campaign clearly involved a contrast in our respective records,” Blumenthal added.

 

Irv Muchnick

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