Local representative McKinley votes "yes" and defends the legislation (with updates)
With the support of most Republicans and no Democrats, the House of Representatives voted earlier today to repeal Obamacare and replace it with what will likely come to be called Trumpcare. Local congressman, David McKinley, along with the state's other representatives, are among the 217 who voted in favor of the legislation. (The New . . .
Was today's Intelligencer editorial written by a Rep. David McKinley staffer or did the editorial writer simply rewrite the McKinley press release?
(There aren't any other choices)
An editorial in this morning's Wheeling Intelligencer heaps a good deal of praise on local representative David McKinley. The editorial begins by telling us that Congress will soon be acting on specific legislation to help sure-up the miners' health insurance program. One of the measures likely to be considered according to the . . .
Rep. McKinley and our local "newspapers" continue to remain silent on Trump's executive orders
Indy 100 is out with an interesting comparison of the number of Trump executive orders compared to the number of Obama orders for the same time period:
Not surprisingly, there has been silence from certain quarters.
Here is one of McKinley's attacks upon Obama's use of such . . .
McKinley and Capito continue to hide from their constituents
If you go to Town Hall Project and type in your zip code, it will find all of the scheduled town halls within a 75 mile radius and an area map that highlights scheduled town halls. Here is a screen shot of the results for zip code 26003 at 8 PM today:
(Note -- the project flagged Rep. Tim Murphy who is a Pennsylvania . . .
Still no town halls scheduled (With evening update)
Congress is off for a couple of weeks and a number of its members (mostly Democrats) have scheduled town hall meetings with their constituents. (Senator Manchin is holding one as I write this in Parkersburg.)
I again checked to see if Representative McKinley had scheduled a meeting with the voters of WV's First Congressional . . .
But I can't seem to find a list of his scheduled town hall meetings
I'm sure I'm just looking in the wrong places but I've seen nothing about a McKinley town hall meeting -- not even on his website.
For starters, I know a number of McKinley's constituents are concerned about the what will happen to Obamacare and what its replacement will look like. Additionally, as one of many, many . . .
It is? Who won?
Yesterday's West Virginia Record headlined McKinley's words praising President Trump's signing of an executive order rolling back the regulating of carbon emissions. The article also highlights yet another stream of promises from the president:
We're going to have clean coal, really clean coal. With today's . . .