Friday, January 13, 2017
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, released the following statement on the nominations of General James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense and Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State after participating in their confirmation hearings this week:
“I will support the nomination of General James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense. In his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday, he demonstrated a clear-eyed view of our current national security environment and a deep appreciation for the challenges facing U.S. servicemembers and their families. I believe he is well-prepar
As a result of an altercation between Tony Reed, Roanoke City Democratic Committee Chair and Mark Powell, campaign manager for Democratic nominee 11th District, Martin Jeffrey, simple assault charges have been filed against Tony Reed and a summons issued. This was confirmed by the Magistrate’s office. The charge was made on Saturday, April 11th at 3:26 PM and a court date is set for May 13th. According to Powell it is a personal issue between himself and the Democratic City Chair Tony Reed and is not reflective of either Ware’s or Jeffrey’s campaign.
In a memo (previously posted here) the altercation was described to State Party Chair, Richard “Dickie” Cranwell. Also in a previous post a recount of the altercation that took place at Friday’s filing deadline at about 5:00 PM at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal building CLICK HERE FOR POST. Another contentious encounter also took place about 5 hours later at the Books-A-Million when Reed presented incumbent Delegate Onzlee Ware’s filing documents as was requested by Powell earlier as allowed by the City Committee bylaws.
Richard “Dickie” Cranwell when contacted confirmed receipt of the Memo and said he referred it to Levar Stoney, Executive Director of The Democratic Party. According to Cranwell he expects consultation with the Jeffrey campaign on how to proceed with the complaint – that being complaint to the Democratic City Committee, appeal to the 6th District, and then to the Central Committee.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Election 2009, Politics, State Politics
Tags: democrat, election2009, house_of_delegates