In today’s editorial, the Wheeling News-Register criticizes members of Congress who are “more interested in scoring partisan points than in serving all Americans.” The editorial then praises West Virginia’s two senators, Democrat Joe Manchin and Republican Shelley Moore Capito because they “worry about people first, politics second.”. . .
Representative McKinley and the WV GOP continue to tout his "support" for the Great American Outdoors Act
This morning, Congressman McKinley retweeted this post from the White House of President Trump signing the bill (HR 1957) that he voted against
Health care, Trump, golf, unemployment benefits, Capito
Did I miss something on health care?
Two weeks ago today: President Trump told Chris Wallace he would be "signing a health care plan within two weeks, a full and complete health care plan"— Ben Gittleson (@bgittleson) July 31, 2020
So what is President Trump doing today?
President Donald Trump is on the golf course at . . .
Some follow-up on our congressman’s “no” vote on the Great American Outdoors Act
From the Congressional Record, one day after Representative David McKinley voted against the Great American Outdoors Act:
Mr. McKINLEY. Madam Speaker, Yesterday, I mistakenly voted against the Great American Outdoors Act As cosponsor of the House companion to this bill, I support permanent, full funding for the Land and . . .
Senator Capito and the new Republican coronavirus aid bill
Yesterday, the Republican Senate unveiled its new coronavirus aid bill. One of the key provisions in the GOP plan deals with the jobless benefits provided to the unemployed:
In the new GOP plan, Senate Republicans propose cutting weekly emergency unemployment benefits from $600 to $200 until states can bring a more complicated . . .
David McKinley pulls the “old switcheroo” on the Great American Outdoors Act
Page B4 of the Sunday News Register (on Saturday, no less) carries an article by two officials from The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia, Thomas Minney and Beth Wheatley. Their article celebrates the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act:
Outdoors Act Is Big Win for West Virginians
As they write:. . .
Get out your tin-foil hats: Sinclair Broadcasting’s local television affiliates (ours is WTOV 9) to give credibility to a conspiracy theorist that argues that Dr. Fauci created the coronavirus
With evening update -- Sinclair delays broadcast
From CNN Business:
Local television stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group are set to air a conspiracy theory over the weekend that suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious diseases, was responsible for the creation of the coronavirus.
The baseless conspiracy theory is set to air on . . .