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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Second District Congressman Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.) says he doesn’t believe President Donald Trump will put U.S. troops on the ground in Syria following last week’s air strikes.
2nd District Congressman Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.)
“It doesn’t mean that we’re going to involve ourselves in the civil war, certainly not beyond what he already did,” Mooney said on Monday’s MetroNews “Talkline.”
I rise today to express my outrage at the chemical attack in Syria on April 4, 2017 that killed upwards of 70 civilians and children.
I am proud to represent many Syrian-Americans in my Congressional District in Charleston, West Virginia.
We must establish safe zones for innocent civilians. Peace in Syria is impossible while Bashar al Assad remains in control. He has proven this point time again by his reckless and evil use of chemical weapons, and other cruel tools of war, on his own people.
WASHINGTON D.C. –Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress.
“Tonight, President Trump laid out an optimistic agenda that will change America for the better. I am pleased that President Trump is keeping the promises he made to voters in November. I look forward to continuing to work with President Trump to bring back jobs to communities that have been devastated by the past eight years of former President Obama,” said Rep. Alex Mooney.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Yesterday evening, Congressman Alex X. Mooney hosted a telephone town hall meeting with XXX constituents from the Second Congressional District.
“Telephone town hall meetings allow me to hear input and answer questions from constituents in all 17 counties, from Harpers Ferry to Hurricane, spanning 343 miles across West Virginia. I appreciate hearing the passion and views from my constituents during our productive issue based discussions.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Republican Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) released the following statement about the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump:
WASHINGTON D.C. – Republican Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-2) made the following statement after voting to fund our nation’s military for 2017:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) released the following statement this morning after voting for the passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act last night.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Virginia Second District Congressman Alex Mooney has as unique perspective on President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba.
Mooney’s mother grew up there and escaped when she was 21. Mooney said Monday on MetroNews ‘Talkline’ President Obama’s decision to visit there is a bad idea.
“I think it’s a mistake. I think by him going and treating the Castro brother dictators as legitimate leaders of the country is legitimizing them and the oppressed there aren’t getting anything from this visit,” Mooney said.
Syrian Dictator Bashar al-Assad is inflicting a reign of terror on his own people; we must take a critical first step and establish a no-fly zone. I call upon this administration to act now before it is too late.
U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., spent Sunday, Aug. 3 gathered around a conference table discussing the recently proposed Iranian nuclear deal with concerned constituents.