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No shame what-so-ever

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

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August 04, 2020

Representative McKinley has a "holy shit, I didn’t think that anyone would notice" moment

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 . . .

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July 30, 2020

Can you get any sleezier, Congressman?

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:

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July 25, 2020

Following the money!

FirstEnergy’s efforts with the Ohio legislature made national news on Tuesday (see two posts down). What about West Virginia?

Steven Allen Adams in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer examined last summer’s efforts by West Virginia’s governor, Jim Justice, to get a $12.5 million tax break from the legislature for FirstEnergy’s Pleasants Power Station. The 1400 word article primarily focuses on the various political donations by FirstEnergy to the governor.

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July 23, 2020

It appears that local representative David McKinley has enlisted in Trump’s personal attack army

Last month, WV Representative David McKinley tried (unsuccessfully, in most eyes) to attack and discredit Anthony Fauci for President Trump. (I wrote about it here.) Today, he quickly supported Trump’s decision to send federal law enforcement into cities.

Here was President Trump at this afternoon’s coronavirus update:

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July 22, 2020

Reading the weekend Wheeling News-Register

More Ogden contributions to Capito’s and McKinley’s reelection campaign, another evidence-free column by the editor, and guess who is the target of the paper’s political cartoon

A 1400 word article (1/3 of which are direct quotes) toward Senator Capito’s re-election campaign

Ogden Newspaper political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, has written another article in Ogden's continuing efforts to re-elect West Virginia's incumbent Republican senator, Shelley Moore Capito. (See here for my discussion of the . . .

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July 20, 2020

Defending and praising Congressman David McKinley

It is the least the Wheeling Intelligencer can do for an Ogden favorite

Two weeks after an event that was ignored by the paper when it happened, today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial praises local representative David McKinley for his actions.

On Tuesday, June 23, Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testified before Congress. In that hearing, . . .

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July 10, 2020

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