Has Senator Capito learned anything from the January 6 hearings?
Last Friday, WVVA reported:
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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) shared her thoughts on the House of Representatives’ first three January 6th Select Committee hearings on Friday.
“I think we’re learning things that we hadn’t heard,” said Capito.
Attention, Senator Capito
I know you are still deciding, but here's an interesting poll from Fox News:
seen on Fox News pic.twitter.com/OUza5WFiHm— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) June 19, 2022
Except that Greitans is the current governor of Missouri and he's running for the U.S. Senate:
We are . . .
No word from West Virginia’s senators
From the Washington Post:
Senators strike bipartisan gun deal, heralding potential breakthrough, but falling short of tougher measures sought by Biden https://t.co/eMwXIj79ME— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 12, 2022
Some details from CNN:
Ten GOP senators sign onto a statement backing an outline of a guns . . .
Finally, Senator Capito comments on gun legislation
Last month, Ogden Newspapers' political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, wrote a PR piece on West Virginia's Senator Shelley Moore Capito. (I believe he is required to do one every month.) The front-page article told us:
Shelley Moore Capito Stays Busy in Washington
As is often the case with Adams' Capito . . .
Guns: Updates on Manchin’s and Capito’s response (or lack, thereof) and arming Ohio’s and WV’s teachers
The most recent comment from Joe Manchin:
Manchin told me that a final deal should include two things: Raising the age to 21 for purchasing semi-automatic weapons and standards for state red flag laws. He's also open to an assault weapons ban. On people needing AR-15s? "I never felt I needed something of that . . .
This is not how we solve the school shooting problem
From the Ohio Capital Journal:
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Republican state lawmakers sent a bill to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday that empowers local boards of education to allow teachers to carry a gun in the classroom. DeWine says he will sign the bill.— Ohio Capital Journal (@OhioCapJournal) June 2, 2022
By @jake_zuckerman https://t.co/9T1dNjnv86
Republican talking points on the Texas shooting
The first scapegoat (a teacher) doesn't work -- the door had been closed:
Uvalde teacher closed propped-open door before shooting, Texas officials say https://t.co/BXCrRpFO6Z— The Guardian (@guardian) June 1, 2022
Last night -- a new scapegoat -- Laura Ingraham blamed marijuana. Straight from Reefer Madness (1936):
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