Rolling Stone asks Representative McKinley if he still supports the Trump-for-the-Nobel-Prize letter he co-signed earlier this month
On Friday, Rolling Stone asked the 18 Republican congressman about the letter to the Nobel Peace Prize committee they sent earlier this month: did they still support President Trump for the peace prize?
As of this morning, only three had replied and West Virginia’s David McKinley and Evan Jenkins were not among them. (For the record, the . . .
A McKinley town hall? Why should he bother -- Ogden papers treat him as though he is running unopposed
From the Town Hall Project
March For Our Lives
From Huffington Post:
March For Our Lives partnered with Town Hall Project, a volunteer-based initiative that identifies and promotes congressional forums, to help students organize each event, known as a “Town Hall For Our Lives.”
By Friday afternoon, there were more than 120 Town Hall For Our . . .
The congressman claims that he held one recently!
Does this look like a town hall meeting to you?
Great hearing from substance abuse prevention professionals from Harrison and Ohio Counties. Thank you for all you do to help fight the opioid epidemic. pic.twitter.com/ShFQusotpP— David B. McKinley (@RepMcKinley) February 7, 2018
I was surprised earlier today when I read the following in WV . . .
From the Associated Press via WV Public Broadcasting:
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is hosting a town hall meeting for voters next week as he revs up his candidacy for the U.S. Senate.
Blankenship's campaign said in a news release Wednesday the meeting will be held Jan. 18 at the Chief Logan Lodge, Hotel and Conference Center . . .
Senator Manchin held a town hall in Berkeley Springs on Friday while McKinley and the rest of WV's Republican delegation are still zero-for-2017
Senator Manchin held a town hall in Berkeley Springs on Friday
From the Associated Press:
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin told West Virginia voters that the nation's biggest threat comes from unaddressed, excessive spending.
The Democratic senator held a town hall meeting Friday in Berkeley Springs, where he responded to a number of questions . . .
Final August recess scorecard
August recess totals from Town Hall Project:
Representative David McKinley's total = 0
In fairness to the congressman, he did occasionally meet with business leaders, politicians, veterans, and on one occasion, a restricted small group of private citizens during his five-week
Why town halls are important
Noah Karvelis in The Progressive Times recently discussed the importance of town halls:
In the current political landscape of the United States, it has become more important than ever to stand up to hold those in power accountable. The town hall-style meeting has long been one of the most effective ways of . . .