GOP statement on Congressman Zinke’s confirmation as Interior secretary

Congressman Ryan Zinke was recommended Tuesday by the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources for confirmation as President Donald Trump’s secretary of Interior.

Responding to the news, Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands Chairman John Canegata issued the following statement: “I look forward to the full Senate voting to confirm Congressman . . . → Read More: GOP statement on Congressman Zinke’s confirmation as Interior secretary

GOP responds to State of the Territory address

Responding to the State of the Territory address by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands Chairman John Canegata issued the following statement:

“For too long the only answer has been to raise taxes and increase spending. Robbing Peter to pay Paul will not solve the territory’s profound fiscal woes. . . . → Read More: GOP responds to State of the Territory address

GOP statement on Plaskett committee assignment

GOP National Committeeman Jevon Williams issued the following statement on behalf of the territorial Republican Party in response to Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett’s latest subcommittee assignment:

“Instead of giving late night speeches in an empty House chamber, where the only audience are the C-SPAN cameras, Congresswoman Plaskett should have fought to be on the House Appropriations . . . → Read More: GOP statement on Plaskett committee assignment

Drop the partisanship, GOP tells Plaskett

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett should drop the partisanship and stop her petty political gamesmanship, the territory’s GOP said.

“Virgin Islanders expect and deserve their voice in Congress to get the job done,” said Jevon Williams, the Virgin Islands Republican national committeeman. “The election is long over. Congresswoman Plaskett should focus on working with the Republican majority . . . → Read More: Drop the partisanship, GOP tells Plaskett

GOP statement on President Trump

Virgin Islands Republican Chairman John Canegata released the following statement after leading the territory’s delegation in attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence:

“It was a tremendous honor to join fellow Virgin Islanders in representing our territory at the inauguration of the forty-fifth president of the United States. This was . . . → Read More: GOP statement on President Trump