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 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

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

Virgin Islanders elect new national GOP chairman

The territory’s three members of the Republican National Committee joined GOP leaders from across the country in electing the party’s new national chairman.

Republican Chairman John Canegata, National Committeewoman and former territorial Sen. Lilliana Belardo de O’Neal, and National Committeeman Jevon Williams cast their votes for Ronna Romney McDaniel to succeed incoming White House chief . . . → Read More: Virgin Islanders elect new national GOP chairman