Author: Calley Hair

Former acting SecDef issues early endorsement for Congress

A former acting defense secretary under Donald Trump’s administration endorsed Republican Joe Kent’s bid for Congress this week. Christopher Miller, who served as Trump’s acting secretary of defense for the last three months of the former president’s term, said that Kent — an Army veteran — has his “complete and total support.” “I have been […]

Lawmakers ask for end to ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order

State GOP lawmakers sent a letter to top legislators this week asking for their help to get Gov. Jay Inslee to cool it with the State of Emergency. Washington’s been under the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” emergency protocols since March 23, 2020. The letter, authored by Rep. Vicki Kraft of Vancouver, requests assistance from across […]

Sen. Rivers uses R-word slur in public hearing

Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, used a slur that denigrates people with mental disabilities during a public hearing in the Senate Health and Long Term Care Committee on Wednesday. “There’s no way that foundational health doesn’t get funded this year, so we would have to be retarded or idiots or something if we didn’t fund […]

Congressional candidate weighs in on Dr. Seuss, pancake mix and Hitler

On Wednesday, congressional candidate Heidi St. John posted a video to her Facebook page captioned “The WOKE crisis…” in which she asked her followers if they’d watched the Grammy Awards the previous Sunday. St. John, a conservative Republican and Christian activist, was not a fan, particularly of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s live performance […]

Herrera Beutler called ‘undaunted’ in New York Times profile

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler was profiled by The New York Times on Friday in a piece that described the Republican congresswoman from Battle Ground as “undaunted” in its headline.  The article highlighted Herrera Beutler’s focus on motherhood as a legislator — it opens with an anecdote about the congresswoman bringing her 6-year-old daughter on the […]

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