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More hypocrisy from Senator Capito

Is she giving her “undivided attention” and listening “acutely” during the impeachment trial? You be the judge

From Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s op-ed in this morning’s Bluefield Daily Telegraph:

Impeachment is a serious issue that deserves the Senate’s undivided attention, and my colleagues and I intend to treat this process as such and perform our constitutional duty.

But here is Michael McAuliff, political reporter . . .

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January 24, 2020

News and tweets from around the web

Trump's lawbreaking, a member of his family proves she's in the right family, and another Christian voice speaks out

“But he didn’t break any law.” Really?

Here’s an important AP article you won’t find* in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer:

Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid

It begins:

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to . . .

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January 17, 2020

Capito discusses impeachment

West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito was on Morgantown’s WAJR Radio this morning to talk about impeachment. In the segment, Capito briefly explained how impeachment would proceed. She was then asked about additional witnesses:

“I think that’s what we should do, and I haven’t heard both sides, then have questions, and I’m . . .

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January 16, 2020

Bolton willing to testify in the Senate impeachment trial

WV Senator Capito waits for her instructions on how she should respond

From MSNBC:

Former national security adviser John Bolton announced in a statement that he is willing to testify in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Bolton, who was ousted in September, has been a key figure in the impeachment inquiry. Multiple witnesses in the House impeachment inquiry testified that . . .

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January 06, 2020

Somber thoughts, tweets, and news on Impeachment Day

Downward tilting toilets

Locally, a much . . .

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December 18, 2019

Updates and other news from around the Web

Jury foreman works with the accused to formulate strategy

From The Hill:

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is pledging that he'll be in "total coordination" with the White House as he plots the GOP strategy for an impeachment trial.

McConnell, during an interview with Fox News, repeatedly . . .

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December 13, 2019

Ogden Newspapers adds another politician to its stable of favorites

More love for the descendants of Arch Moore*

A year ago, the Sunday Wheeling News-Register published a front-page article about Riley Moore, Senator Capito’s nephew and grandson of former West Virginia governor, Arch Moore. As I wrote then:

Ogden political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, and the News-Register have outdone themselves with one of the longest front-page stories . . .

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December 01, 2019

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