As the shutdown ends, Cline keeps following the Trump line

After President Trump imposed a cruel and unnecessary 34-day government shutdown, only to call it off with nothing to show for it, Congressman Cline’s fealty to Trump is undimmed. Cline wrote on his website: On Friday, President Trump announced an end to the government shutdown based on continued negotiations over the next three weeks to … Continue reading As the shutdown ends, Cline keeps following the Trump line

Another appalling interview of Ben Cline

If anyone thought Congressman Cline was sincere when he talked about bipartisanship and compromise, they should take 16 minutes to listen to a recent interview conducted by rightwing radio talk show host John Fredericks. In his second interview by Fredericks since his election to Congress (his first was in December), Cline leaves no doubt that … Continue reading Another appalling interview of Ben Cline

On shutdown, Cline sides with Trump instead of his constituents

More than 7,000 federal employees live in Virginia’s Sixth Congressional District. Thousands of them have been furloughed or have been working without pay since the Trump-imposed government shutdown began on December 22. On Friday these employees missed their first paychecks of the shutdown, leaving many of them wondering how to meet basic expenses for food, … Continue reading On shutdown, Cline sides with Trump instead of his constituents