Yesterday, Senator Joe was outraged
Politico Playbook: Sen. Joe Manchin was outraged that his GOP colleagues were suggesting they would filibuster the bipartisan setup of the Jan. 6 commission. @playbookdc— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) May 24, 2021
Why the outrage? Hasn't he been following what Mitch McConnell has been . . .
Our local representative, David McKinley, appears to have voted “yes”
Earlier today, House Republicans voted to remove Representative Liz Cheney from her leadership position in the Party. The vote was taken behind closed doors with no reporters present. It was also done by voice vote – there is no official record.
Hoppy Kercheval and WV Metro News asked West Virginia’s three representatives to comment . . .
Brooke County Chapter
Masks, mistakes, Republicans and Trump
Our Republican governor and legislators
Hey, remember 6 years ago when WV Republicans promised all that job growth once they passed right-to-work and got rid of the prevailing wage? How well did that work?
Governor Justice said yesterday that doing away with prevailing wages and passing so called "right to work" have not helped . . .
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 . . .
Wheeling-area readers may have missed it -- the story was not in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer
Some headlines from this morning’s national newspapers
From The Washington Post:
GOP West Virginia state delegate live-streams as he storms Congress with pro-Trump mob: ‘We’re going in!’
Sporting a black helmet and shouting, “Trump! “Trump!,” a West Virginia state delegate pushed . . .
Without a shred of evidence, Friday’s Wheeling Intelligencer and the News-Register both claim that the Democrats hijacked the November presidential election
The local Ogden papers continue their descent from “newspaper” to propaganda outlet for Donald Trump and the WV GOP
President Trump’s preoccupation isn’t the coronavirus, it’s the election. Obsessed with his loss, President Trump continues to claim that last month’s presidential election was rigged. His Twitter feed, for instance, ignores the pandemic to concentrate on the “rigged” election. Here, his source for evidence to prove his assertions . . .