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 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

Canegata, Williams and Ackley meet with Senate

The Virgin Islands delegation to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump met with the U.S. Senate today to bring awareness to critical issues facing the territory.

Leading the delegation in meeting with the Republican majority on the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was territorial Republican Chairman John Canegata.

“As leaders of the . . . → Read More: Canegata, Williams and Ackley meet with Senate

GOP honors black congressmen and senators

A resolution, co-sponsored by Virgin Islands GOP National Committeeman Jevon Williams, honoring the country’s first black congressmen and senators was passed by the Republican National Committee today.

“The Republican Party has always been the party of opportunity and inclusion,” said Williams. “We were founded as the anti-slavery party in 1854.”

The resolution, which Williams . . . → Read More: GOP honors black congressmen and senators