We’ve seen Manchin’s perspective -- does either Senator Capito or Representative McKinley have anything to say about Trump’s attempt to sabotage the USPS?
Senator Shelley Moore Capito
As I noted Saturday, our Republican senator has said nothing about Trump’s attempt to aid his reelection by crippling the post office. However, it appears that the senator has felt some pressure to comment – or at least give the appearance that she supports the USPS. This morning she tweeted the . . .
President Trump, Senator Capito, Congressman McKinley, and Ogden Newspapers have had a lot to say about executive orders; unfortunately, you have to go back to the Obama administration to find any of it
Trump (previously) on Obama’s use of executive orders
Senator Capito in 2014
West Virginia Second District Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito called Obama’s decision “unconstitutional and wrong.”
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Is this a Republican thing?
Alone? Hiding? Diminished?
You may have seen the original Trump campaign ad:
Deep in the heart of Delaware, Joe Biden sits in his basement.— Team Trump (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TeamTrump) August 5, 2020
Alone. Hiding. Diminished. pic.twitter.com/0QVsbp2iis
The original Biden pictures in this ad have been altered and a . . .
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
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 . . .
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:. . .
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.. . .