Virginia GOP representatives' town hall heavy on policy, light on impeachment

October 9, 2019
In The News

BEDFORD, Va. — The House’s impeachment inquiry, which has engulfed Washington politics and dominated national news coverage, barely got a mention at a town hall here Wednesday night hosted by Republican Reps. Ben Cline and Denver Riggleman. 

The topics on constituents’ minds included an array of policy topics, such as President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, the trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada, climate change, infrastructure and immigration.

Riggleman, of Virginia’s 5th District, and Cline, who represents the 6th District, held a joint town hall because they both represent parts of Bedford County in the western part of the state.

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