Capito on Trump's Russian connections -- bravely not taking a stand
I googled Shelley Moore Capito and Russia and could not find any comments by Capito that dealt with the recent media revelations dealing with the Trump administration and Russia. Earlier this month McClatchy asked her about the formation of a special select . . .
Precipitating a government shutdown?
The Huffington Post warns that the funding for the coal retirees could be a major stumbling point in the passage of a budget:
A permanent funding fix for retired coal miners’ health benefits may be in trouble. And so could the federal government’s operation after the end of next . . .
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 . . .
On Tuesday, Republicans in the House of Representatives passed and sent to the president a bill which further weakened your online privacy. From Gizmodo:
The House of Representatives voted today to repeal rules preventing internet service providers from selling their customers’ web browsing and app usage data without explicit . . .
Senator Joe apparently loves them
According to the WV Metro News, the senator attended two town halls on Thursday:
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., addressed two packed town halls Thursday, with topics ranging from the future of health care to marijuana. . . .
The first town hall was Thursday . . .
Manchin to do four this week, Capito and McKinley none
The AP is reporting that Senator Manchin will take part in four town hall meetings this week in Martinsburg, South Charleston, Huntington and Morgantown.
Representative McKinley and Senator Capito continue to avoid them. Capito has been making noises that she may not support the current Republican health care proposal but I don't . . .
Mostly hiding from her constituents
Citizens in the Buckhannon area planned a town hall during the Senate’s week-long recess but the problem was getting Capito to commit. As the Buckhannon Record Delta described:
“We delivered the petition to her and we have requested multiple times that she attend and have gotten no response,” . . .