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 . . .
It's "exclusive" so that probably means that Senator Joe can't date others
Yesterday, a number of news sources reported this story from the Associated Press:
White House adviser differs with coal-loving president
(It probably goes without saying that the Wheeling Intelligencer was not one of them.)
As the article explains:
The president's chief economic . . .
President Trump: "My administration is putting an end to the war on coal. We’re going to have clean coal, really clean coal."
Of course, that was in March
Periodically during Obama's presidency, our local "newspapers" would offer an editorial that told us about the potential advantages of clean coal and how the Obama administration was doing everything it could to prevent its research and development. For example, from a September editorial:
But during Obama’s . . .
"Vote me out! I'm not changing."
As Politico described back in February:
The conference call, which involved several political activists, was recorded by one of the activists, and Manchin can be heard responding to various questions and challenges.
But as the town hall conversation got chippy — and activists on the call brought up points of disagreement . . .
The paper drops a critical paragraph from a front page AP story and publishes yet another editorial attacking the Clintons
More than just food stamps
This morning's paper carried a front page AP story about how Trump's upcoming budget would be unpopular with many people. The Intelligencer's headline made it appear that the cuts were just connected to the food stamp program:
. . .
Cuts to Food Stamps Part of Budget Proposal
News-Register tells us that Trump's message to the Saudi's was clear: "Americans do not agree with discrimination against women."
Is Trump TV on its way?
A week ago I wrote an extended post on Sinclair Broadcasting Group's attempts to dominate local television news. (WTOV in Steubenville is a Sinclair-owned station.) Here are a couple of additional articles.
The New York Times continued its coverage of Sinclair with a report on Sinclair's requirement that local stations run . . .