Why town halls are important
Noah Karvelis in The Progressive Times recently discussed the importance of town halls:
In the current political landscape of the United States, it has become more important than ever to stand up to hold those in power accountable. The town hall-style meeting has long been one of the most . . .
West Virginia's senators
Station WSAZ in Charleston asked our senators about Charlottesville and President Trump's response. While neither mentioned the president, both condemned the actions of the hate groups.
From Senator Manchin:
“Gayle and I extend our deepest sympathies to those who lost their . . .
Analyzing the congressman's lame excuse for why he doesn't hold town halls
From yesterday's Parsons Advocate in Tucker County:
Congressman McKinley agreed to come to Tucker County to meet with these constituents. The volunteer group would have preferred having a larger and public meeting, but given the recent violence in the shooting of a Congressman in Alexandria, Virginia, they agreed to the . . .
What's Representative McKinley been doing during the August congressional recess?
The August congressional recess started last Monday. Last week, various news reports and Representative McKinley's Facebook page placed him in flooded areas through last Wednesday to tour and view the damage done by the recent flooding in the area. I think he deserves credit for that. However, there was no news or anything additional . . .
Here is the town hall meeting map for West Virginia's congressmen
With the House of Representatives in recess for over a month,I went to Town Hall Project to see when and where my local congressman (David McKinley) would be holding his next town hall meeting with his constituents. I typed in my zip code (26003) and here is the screen shot of what came up:
The site found a town hall . . .
Getting behind Trump
Draining the swamp
Mike Myer becomes a Trump true-believer
Today's Mike Myer column, "Fear Real For Swamp Critters," is about defending Trump and to that end, he wants to talk about Trump's efforts to "drain the swamp":
Both Republican and Democrat leaders first underestimated Trump, . . .
"I know I need a small vacation" (Jim Webb)
Pushing important legislation
Journeyman Linemen deserve to be recognized. I introduced the bipartisan H.Res. 430 to designate July 10 as National Journeyman Linemen Day— David B. McKinley (@RepMcKinley) July 10, 2017
Otherwise, staying out of the news and getting ready for the month-long August recess
I googled the . . .
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