Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 10:17 P.M.
In phone-in town hall, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers defends Trump
“The Trump way is to get things done under budget and ahead of schedule,” U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 10:18 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers discusses refugees, meets privately with constituents on health care in district visit
Amid calls for her to appear publicly at a town hall event, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers discussed refugee issues with service groups and held a closed-door meeting with a handful …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 5:13 P.M.
Fire marshal clarifies occupancy limit at McMorris Rodgers’ Spokane office
The two-person limit on visitors to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ office applies only to the public waiting space at the front of the suite, Spokane Fire Marshal Mike Miller said …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 3:23 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers: Investigate Russian allegations, don’t question election results
Congress should investigate Russian involvement in election, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 5:35 A.M.
Shawn Vestal: Cathy McMorris Rodgers and GOP ‘snowflakes’ shouldn’t confuse dissent with violence
It’s a sad sign of our mollycoddled age. Too many people have been swaddled and softened in echo chambers of approval. Too many have been made to feel entitled and …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 4:55 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers calls on Reichert to talk safety with lawmakers amid protests
The decision to limit the number of people allowed to enter Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ downtown Spokane office should not be seen as an effort to reduce political discussion, her …
FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017
Spin Control: ‘Alternative facts’ abound in Washington political debates
Accusing someone of “alternative facts” seems to be just a slightly nicer way of calling them a liar.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 10:47 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers asks that wildfire fighters be exempted from hiring freeze
In a letter sent a day after Donald Trump’s administration announced exemptions to a hiring freeze would be made for seasonal employees, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and other lawmakers requested …
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 5:14 A.M.
Spokane Army Maj. Scotty Smiley to address Republican retreat on invite of McMorris Rodgers
Maj. Scotty Smiley, a veteran of the Iraq War blinded in a suicide attack 12 years ago, will address Republican members of the House of Representatives and Senate this week …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 6:58 P.M.
GOP retreat veers off message amid questions about Trump’s plan on voter fraud, torture
Congressional Republicans opened their retreat in Philadelphia with lofty plans to address tax and health policy issues, but swiftly slipped off message, thanks to President Donald Trump’s latest announcements Wednesday.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 10:57 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers and other Washington Republicans in Congress tell Inslee Obamacare must change
Republicans in Washington’s congressional delegation defended possible changes to Obamacare, saying it is too expensive and is cutting insurance options for some rural residents.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 10:52 P.M.
Spokane County Republican chair calls on Democrats to denounce booing of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
The Spokane County Republican Party chair is calling on her Democratic counterpart to denounce the booing and chanting that drowned out part of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ speech at Spokane’s …
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 5 A.M.
Loss of Obamacare could affect 750,000 Washington residents
Washington has about 750,000 residents who get health insurance because of Obamacare. How Congress repeals or revises the system would affect them, the health care system and the state’s economy.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 2:54 P.M.
Shawn Vestal: Cathy McMorris Rodgers supported effort to weaken congressional ethics office that determined she likely violated federal law
Did Cathy McMorris Rodgers actually vote to eliminate the ethics watchdog that gave her a big old bite in 2014? The answer seems to be: She would’ve if she could’ve.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 6:23 P.M.
Inslee to McMorris Rodgers: Don’t repeal Obamacare
Gov Jay Inslee asks Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to back away from plans to repeal Obamacare.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 6:03 P.M.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers: I was never offered the Interior job
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers never got a call from the Trump team saying she was likely to be nominated as interior secretary, and never got a call saying someone else …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 11:50 A.M.
Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke may edge out Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Raul Labrador as Trump’s pick for Interior secretary
Montana congressman, not Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, may be next Interior secretary
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 5:18 P.M.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers mum after meeting Monday with Donald Trump
After a flurry of reports on Friday that Donald Trump was about to announce Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers as his pick for Interior secretary, Trump has been mum about her …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 1:03 P.M.
Knezovich, Stuckart, Baumgartner, Shea announce runs for McMorris Rodgers’ seat
The news that an appointment as interior secretary is imminent for Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers prompted City Council President Ben Stuckart to declare his candidacy for her vacant seat …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 7:43 A.M.
McMorris Rodgers expected to be Trump’s pick for Interior secretary; local politicians say they’ll run for seat
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is expected to be named interior secretary by President-elect Donald Trump,
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 6:11 P.M.
VA may be ordered to take online appointments
Veterans could make VA medical appointments online under a bill moving through Congress.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 5:03 P.M.
How Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers would be replaced if she joins Trump cabinet depends on timing
The length of time Eastern Washington’s congressional seat would remain empty if Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers takes a job in the Trump administration depends on several things.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 6:17 P.M.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers may be up for interior post in Trump’s cabinet
Reports say Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is being considered as the next Interior Secretary by President-Elect Donald Trump.
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 2:13 P.M.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers mum on possibility of Trump cabinet position
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is not answering questions about her discussions with president-elect Donald Trump regarding a potential cabinet position, instead praising him as “a man of action” in public …
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 8:05 P.M.
Pence says Trump will be able to keep business separate
As President-elect Donald Trump continued the work of forming his new administration Sunday, aides continued to struggle with some of the baggage he carries with him – especially how to …
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 5 P.M.
With I-735, Washington voters called for campaign reform, but Republicans in Congress unlikely to take action
Although I-735 passed, a constitutional amendment to control campaign contributions and spending isn’t right around the corner.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 11:18 A.M.
GOP nominates Paul Ryan for House speaker
Paul Ryan unanimously won the nomination of his House Republican colleagues Tuesday to continue as speaker and serve as the chief legislative partner to President-elect Donald Trump.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 2:57 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers sets sights on House leadership, praises Trump’s call for unity
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will again seek appointment by her peers as chair of the House Republican Conference, a position that has been used by GOP lawmakers to catapult to …
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 8:27 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers, Murray both earn return trips to Congress
Cathy McMorris Rodgers will serve a sixth term in the House of Representatives, once again defeating Joe Pakootas to return to the Congressional seat she’s held since 2005. Patty Murray …
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 3:22 P.M.
Shawn Vestal: Chris Vance maintains his courage in bucking Trump, while Mike Crapo waffles
Time to redraw and rename the Crapo Line, after the guy who really deserved it all along: Chris Vance.