House votes to extend health-care to veterans exposed to toxins
McKinley votes for, Mooney and Miller against
Yesterday, the House voted on a bill that would extend veteran health-care to include exposure to toxins:
House passes Honor Our PACT Act 256-174— VoteVets (@votevets) March 3, 2022
(174 Republicans voted AGAINST Veterans — remember that — because we will) #BurnPits pic.twitter.com/aRlWty2smu
From today’s Washington Post:. . .
Kathy Griffin, Ben Shapiro, Kurt Cobain and the Wheeling Intelligencer
Back in November of 2017, the Wheeling Intelligencer ran an editorial that cheered the fact that comedian Kathy Griffin was having difficulty finding jobs after she had posted “a video of herself holding a fake severed head that strongly resembled the president of the United States.” (I wrote about it here). The editorial could not hide its . . .
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Do Representative David McKinley’s internal polls indicate that he is losing to Alex Mooney in the District 2 primary?
I don’t know, but McKinley's reaction to Biden’s SOTU address suggests that he is losing the battle and that he now needs to out-embrace Mooney with Trump
In a press release, McKinley responds to Biden’s speech by using the old poem, “Casey at the Bat,” as a metaphor to describe Biden address. Its title reads:
MCKINLEY ON THE STATE OF THE UNION: PRESIDENT BIDEN HAS STRUCK OUT
According to our local congressman, the President (like the “mighty Casey”) had a chance to . . .
Paging Dr. Freud
A look at Jane Timken's ad to win the Ohio Republican Senate nomination
Jane Timken's most recent Ohio Primary ad:
We all know guys who overcompensate for their inadequacies, and that description fits the guys in the Senate race to a T.— Jane Timken (@JaneTimkenOH) February 18, 2022
I’m different. I’m the MAGA conservative with a backbone. WATCH my new ad below: pic.twitter.com/EEzqaYToPa
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More Republican hypocrisy on the Ukraine
A continuing look at how the area’s congressional representation is dealing with the crisis in the Ukraine
Rob Portman’s photo-ops
On Sunday, Ohio’s Senator Rob Portman attended a Ukrainian prayer service:
Sen. Rob Portman spoke during a prayer vigil at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma this afternoon.https://t.co/bPEshhfOpL— WDTN (@WDTN) February 27, 2022
And here is a more recent Portman photo-op:. . .
And here is our hypocritical representative, David McKinley, on the Ukraine
McKinley praises Trump and criticizes Biden
By contrast, President Trump projected American strength, preventing Putin from taking the actions we are seeing today.— David B. McKinley (@RepMcKinley) February 24, 2022
Some quick history
2016 - Trump campaign works to block giving weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian forces . . .
Senator Capito on the Ukraine
Send in the stenographers
Here is West Virginia senator, Shelley Moore Capito, explaining her reaction to the Russian invasion of the Ukraine to local channel 9 news:
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Senator Shelley Moore Capito told me today that she thinks any new sanctions "could be too little, too late." @WTOV9 https://t.co/CkAB0n0qq2— Jaime Baker (@JBaker_WTOV) February 24, 2022
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