On Saturday, faced with a hard core January 6 Trump supporter at a GOP forum, Representative McKinley gets out his dog whistle
Here is the Washington Post’s David Wiegand covering David McKinley at a Republican forum:
At a GOP womens forum in WV, where Rep. David McKinley (R) who’s been forced into a new district with a Trump-endorsed R, is taking Qs. First one is about Jan. 6 commission, from a woman who was there on 1/6. pic.twitter.com/Cjap5sYlIE— David Weigel . . .
West Virginia’s Shelley Moore Capito speaks out on Putin/the Ukraine and Biden nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson
Senator Capito “talks tough” on Putin but has nothing to say about one of his biggest fans
Here is WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito, on Wednesday:
West Virginia Republican Senator Shelley Moore-Capito warns if Russian President Vladimir Putin can kill innocent women and children — he can do anything. . . .
Capito . . .
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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 . . .
But her emails!
Deleting government documents: A look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s coverage of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
First, a quick history:
Trump got elected in part by attacking Clinton for deleting emails that she deemed personal, then spent four years destroying official documents despite federal law. @AshleyRParker @jdawsey1 @thamburger @JaxAlemany https://t.co/bbQa9V2geU— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) February 6, 2022
The Wheeling . . .
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What will our former president be doing on 9/11?
Inquiring minds want to know
I originally thought this was a joke. But it isn’t. From USA Today:
Former President Donald Trump will provide live commentary when Evander Holyfield makes his return to the boxing ring Saturday in Florida, according to FITE, the digital video streaming service that will carry the pay-per-view event.
The . . .
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West Virginia and the coronavirus
Waiting for Draft Kings to post the over/under on this one
West Virginia’s governor, yesterday:
NEW: Gov. Jim Justice said Monday he is confident West Virginia will meet its target goal of having 65% of its eligible population get at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine by June 20 when the mask mandate will be lifted. . . .
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