Trump called for the violent overthrow of our government. What would he have to do, Senator?
Some national reporters suggested that "moderate Republican" Shelley Moore Capito might vote in favor of the article of impeachment. Surprising no one who follows her closely, however, Senator Shelley Moore Capito (WV) voted against the articles of impeachment. Anthony O’Neil expressed it as well as anyone:
For all the credit . . .
Yesterday, Senator Shelley Moore Capito explained the debate over a coronavirus relief package to the state’s stenographers
Lucky for us, an Ogden representative participated
Yesterday, West Virginia’s junior senator, Shelley Moore Capito, met online with some West Virginia media to discuss the Republican and Democratic coronavirus stimulus plans. Jess Mancini (from another Ogden paper) wrote the story for today’s Wheeling editions. Most of the article consists of Capito explaining the Republican . . .
Yesterday, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, apparently worried about her 2026 reelection, supported Rand Paul’s amendment to dismiss the article of impeachment against Donald Trump
From today’s Washington Post:
All but five Republican senators backed former president Donald Trump on Tuesday in a key test vote ahead of his impeachment trial, signaling that the proceedings are likely to end with Trump’s acquittal on the charge that he incited the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
West Virginia’s Republican . . .
Shelley Moore Capito earlier today: Trump’s call to the Georgia Secretary of State was “inappropriate”
Once again, strong words from West Virginia’s Republican senator!
Earlier today, Senator Shelley Moore Capito was on Hoppy Kercheval’s talk show on WV Metro News. Capito was first asked if she agreed with the efforts by some Republicans to overturn the results of the presidential election. Capito did not agree with the efforts but she did think that there was reason to investigate the election. Capito then . . .
How WV's congressional delegation voted on the critical votes this week.
Most non-Ogden newspapers that I'm familiar with usually keep its readers informed on how their local congressional delegation voted on important legislation. (If it's not in a story about the bill, it's usually under the headline "How They Voted.") In the absence of such a newspaper locally, here via govtrack.us is how . . .
A quick fact check
Earlier today, I saw this from the WV GOP:
Thanks to the hard work of Governor @JimJusticeWV and Republican leaders in the @WVLegislature, our state’s tax rankings are improving, and job creators are noticing West Virginia is a great place to start a business, create jobs, and raise a family. https://t.co/gMfPUIy1Ep— WVGOP (@WVGOP) . . .
”On the advice of the Attending Physician of Congress”
From West Virginia’s Senator Capito:
Following the advice of the Capitol Attending Physician, I received the COVID vaccine this evening. It was quick, painless, and most importantly, it was safe. I plan to receive the second dose in 21 days as required. . . .