Massie's primary opponent looks to capitalize on lawmaker's bad press over coronavirus aid maneuver
Added 03-28-20 07:29:01pm EST - “Todd McMurtry, the? primary challenger? to? Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., is looking to take advantage of the negative press the libertarian incumbent? has attracted? this week for his efforts to hold up the $2.2 trillion coronavirus?…” - Foxnews.com
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Todd McMurtry, the primary challenger to Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., is looking to take advantage of the negative press the libertarian incumbent has attracted this week for his efforts to hold up the $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid package.
Massie, citing pork barrel spending in the bill and a rush to pass the legislation without a recorded vote or a quorum of legislators present, attempted Friday to throw up procedural roadblocks which were steamrolled by the vast majority of House members who supported the bill.
Masse defended his actions on "Cavuto Live" Saturday, saying, "if we're going to pass the biggest spending bill in the history of mankind ... people should go on record for this."
But according to McMurtry, Massie's moves were not only misguided but put members of Congress in danger.
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