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About whungerford

* Contributor at NewNY23rd.com where we discuss the politics, economics, and events of the New New York 23rd Congressional District (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, (Eastern) Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben,Tioga, Tompkins, and Yates Counties) Please visit and comment on whatever strikes your fancy.

H.R.6147 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

Spending Cuts and Toxic Poison Pills Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: On Thursday the House completed consideration of H.R. 6147, a combined funding bill for the Departments of Interior, Treasury, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the independent financial regulators and other general … Continue reading

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Mitrano and Reed on election integrity

What a difference! Mitrano proposes to do more, Reed even less. Tom Reed tells us what we have been told repeatedly much of our lives: “Better dead than red; Russia is not our friend.” Describing Russian activity as “meddling” trivializes … Continue reading

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Disruption

We are going to hold China accountable and I believe the President made it very clear, he was going to disrupt our trade not only with China, but with others across the world looking for that fair and balanced trade … Continue reading

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Nuclear Weapons

If Kim Jong-un does not commit to peace it will only leave the United States with the option of military force.–Rep. Tom Reed, facebook Once the Soviet Union exploded a hydrogen bomb, it was clear that nuclear war was out … Continue reading

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Recusal

In the Supreme Court of the United States, the Justices typically recuse themselves from participating in cases in which they have financial interests.–Wikipedia   I am not aware of an instance when a Justice chose to recuse due to nomination by a certain President. Supreme Court … Continue reading

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On Trump vs Hawaii

Excerpts from “DONALD J. TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ET AL., PETITIONERS v. HAWAII, ET AL. ” decided 5 to 4. Under these circumstances, the Government has set forth a sufficient national security justification to survive rational basis review. … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) on conditions at the Southern border

June 27, 2018 Dear Friends, I spent Saturday with some of my House colleagues at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. I felt I had to see for myself the impact of President Trump’s family separation policy. I wanted an opportunity … Continue reading

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