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Welcoming President Trump

Yesterday, we once again witnessed the peaceful transfer of power from one President to the next, demonstrating that the United States remains the world’s strongest democracy. We now have a historic opportunity to come together and provide the American people with the new direction they demanded on Election Day.

 

 

We can begin to turn things around by rolling back job killing regulations, making healthcare more accessible and affordable, strengthening our military, and promoting a national energy policy that creates jobs and makes America more secure. I look forward to working with both parties in Congress and members of the Trump Administration to achieve these goals.

 

Attending the Inauguration in Charleston

On Monday, Mary and I had the honor of attending the swearing in of our new Governor, five elected officers of the Board of Public Works, and a new justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court on the steps of the Capitol in Charleston. State and local officials must continue to work together to advance the best insterest of West Virginia. I look forward to continually building a bridge between our state and national capitals so we can bring jobs, opportunity, and prosperity to our home state.

 

 

Working in the District

It's been a busy week in West Virginia. We traveled all across the district meeting with business leaders, local officials, and many concerned citizens. Traveling through our beautiful state and hearing directly from my fellow Mountaineers allows me to provide a loud and informed voice in Washington. This week we had an opportunity to tour Lockheed Martin and also learn about Bombardier's planned expansion at North Central West Virginia Airport. Investing in our aerospace industry will help grow the number of good-paying jobs by helping to diversify West Virginia's economy. To read about our meeting, click here.

We also had an opportunity to visit Ohio Valley University to discuss some of the work being done by students and faculty to advance clean water and clean energy. Investing in research and higher education institutions like OVU will help bring an economic turnaround to West Virginia. To read about our visit to the school, click here.

 

 

Looking Ahead

Next week House Republicans will hold a policy retreat to discuss some of our goals for the coming year. As a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, I'll be focused on working with members of both parties to advance a national energy plan that promotes research and efficiency, roll back job killing regulations, fight substance abuse, and make healthcare more accessible and affordable. If you would like to submit your thoughts about an issue we should tackle in the coming weeks, you can do so by clicking here.

 

WVU Update

The WVU rifle team is ranked #2 in the country and will take on #8 Nebraska this Sunday in Morgantown. The men's basketball team lost a thriller in overtime this week and will take on Kansas State in Kansas this Sunday. Let's go Mountaineers!

Have a great weekend!

David B. McKinley

Washington, DC
2239 Rayburn HOB | Washington, DC 20515
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