Letting Capito slide, Part #295
Again, Kercheval does his part on WV MetroNews
Hoppy Kercheval on WV MetroNews is probably the state’s best interviewer of politicians. He asks good questions and then usually follows them up with even better questions. Our local congressional representative, David McKinley, for instance, loves to appear in local media because he . . .
“We owe no allegiance to any faction, special interest, political party or individual politician.”
Yeah, right. A look at our local papers’ coverage of the 2020 West Virginia senate race
Regular readers of Ogden’s Wheeling “newspapers” see them a couple of times a year (especially on the Intelligencer’s or News-Register’s anniversary): self-congratulatory editorials telling readers how “fair and balanced” they are. The News-Register quote in my title is from 2017 but readers can find similar sentiments every year – here’s a . . .
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“Hey, we stole those seats fair and square”
Senator Capito warns Democrats to not even think about adding more Supreme Court seats
From local station WTRF:
West Virginia’s U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito said she plans on voting for Judge Barrett’s confirmation.
Ahead of that vote, Senator Capito joined her Republican colleagues to warn of a court packing plan.
She along with Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Steve Daines (R-MT), . . .
Coronavirus stimulus negotiations end as President cancels negotiations until after he wins re-election
West Virginians await new prediction from Senator Capito as to when the next package will be passed
From earlier today:
Hill-HarrisX poll:— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) October 6, 2020
Should the Senate first pass a COVID relief bill or confirm Amy Coney Barrett?
Pass a COVID relief bill first 74%
Confirm Amy Coney Barrett first 26%
However, from CNBC News:
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he has told his . . .
Keeping up with Senator Capito
Her thoughts on the debate and Trump’s Supreme Court nominee
Hey, WOAY, these are terrible answers. Did you ask any follow-up questions? (Apparently not.)
From Oakhill West Virginia's WOAY Newswatch:
WASHINGTON D.C. (WOAY) – In a phone conference on Wednesday, Republican Senator Shelley Moore Capito called the debate on Tuesday between President Trump and Democratic Nominee . . .
It’s the no-context party!
Is it part of their hypocrisy or are they just rubbing the Democrats’ faces in it?
In a tweet earlier today, the West Virginia GOP quotes the Senate Democratic Minority Leader, Charles Schumer:
Senate Democrats have agreed, the Supreme Court needs 9 justices to function properly:
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer: “Every day that goes by without a ninth justice is another day the American people’s business is not getting . . .
The only surprise is how long it took her to announce this (with updates)
Senator Capito confirms that she is hypocrite
Senator Shelley Moore Capito a short time ago:
My statement regarding @realDonaldTrump's intent to fill the United States Supreme Court vacancy following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: pic.twitter.com/TTeBXnQss3— Shelley Moore Capito (@SenCapito) September 22, 2020
Of course, this is the opposite of what she . . .
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