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Joining us now congress but his wife sandy and congressman Ryan's wife and sandy ominous start with you first time you saw that ad.
Describe your reaction to it.
Agree me because Dan is known in our community as one who serves.
And works hard and is so honest and -- is a man of integrity.
But this wasn't about the issues at all this attacked him how he is in our family and I think he was being portrayed as it has an abusive cruel man to me.
And to our family and and so it really -- me because -- such a man of integrity at home he's kind and sweet and loving.
And it just was not -- portrayal of who he is at all.
Then you're gonna want that tape in your.
We don't need you anymore you know I just don't say things could -- argue that.
And during the time when Jim was running.
And these attacks came it wasn't about what Jim stood far it wasn't about some policy position he took it was personal.
And how do you deal with that as a wife and mom.
You deal that -- you deal with -- I would provide news and you take everything to him I like to say.
Where a smiling hard at all times.
And have -- show up in your face all the time.
When we commentary and our -- streets thinking very nice easily.
That really -- stand on the issues.
And then every debate every for an.
When the opponent was coming after Jim then me then until ten.
We went -- what what have we gotten ourselves into but we knew the Lloyd had called best.
To this time to this place to this nation.
And he would see -- strip and he did he did marvelously I mean we we finally gave a commercial at the very end.
And I -- -- reminded me and the other day that her line in the commercial winds.
And my dad.
Always told us to tell the truth pools hot tell the truth so that -- acting.
Of July 8 and the misconceptions.
We just take it on as a -- and we did this wonderful commercial which each one of the children in Tim and I can't.
Had a little worried to say.
Back to the opponent without actually.
Saying it's actually -- him.
Both of you have raised great families you have.
Wonderful children and grandchildren.
And I want to ask you know sometimes you see politicians whose kids are angry and they're bitter.
And they don't want anything to do it you're both -- -- have been able to keep your families where.
They love god and they love their country and they don't mind that you've been in politics.
Tell us the secret of making that happen with -- We just look at things as -- Things come and our life good and -- and you learn to to do the right thing no matter what and bitterness never is -- answer.
And what what was the secret for you how did you make it so that your children.
Did not have this resentment and bitterness and Memphis that's so easy to to understand how it could happen.
I think our son -- who is the president of American maturity.
Said it Heston in a few with Tony Perkins.
He said no longer is it enough to just registered to vote.
And then to vote we must make of the lifestyle.
So from the very tiniest when they were really really little.
I would drop them off at the end of the black.
It would go door to door -- leaflets out for the school board are -- big city commissioner.
Whoever was running that we could wholeheartedly.
So it was a lifestyle to love god and to love our country.
And incest it was a natural when -- went away and prayed about branding apt to being encouraged by congress -- time T carry.
We all he came back and we said we're -- and we are all in and week of course -- -- I voted for him off pipe times yeah.
I see anyone you could.
There was some spouse who came to -- and send my husband wants to run for office.
Looks like it's tough stuff you have a piece of advice you get to the.
Take -- printing it.
Older than that.
Now I think you just have to.
Do -- feel -- to do that and come alongside and -- I guess must be the best person you can be.
I would like to say to that.
I think we -- to change the way campaigns.
Are run in this country -- Dan has never run a negative campaign.
And I think that's help the children to is is it to should never be negative it should be about the issues.
And because he want to go to Washington to change policy.
But we he also wanted to get there in the right way to have as you can disagree but just sit attack somebody -- -- the wrong thing to do.
You've done it's done at the right -- -- and fan sandy great to have all of you here -- -- you would delightful conversation.
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