Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA): The Trump Administration is "Tone Deaf" on Offshore Drilling

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March 5, 2018
Updated 4mo ago

The Department of the Interior announced plans to expand offshore drilling, upsetting environmentalists and members of Congress alike. Congressman Donald McEachin, a democrat representing Virginia's fourth district, serves on the Natural Resources Committee. He believes the move shows the Trump Administration is "tone deaf" on the issue of offshore drilling.

Congressman McEachin says protecting the "We don't want any environmental issue, really, to fall down between Democrats and Republicans," the Congressman said.

The Congressman has also co-sponsored the Military Spouse Employment Act. If passed, the bill will provided resources for military spouses struggling to find jobs as their loved ones serve in the military.