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Wittman, Rashid exchange barbs in Monday night debate

Wittman, Rashid exchange barbs in Monday night debate
Republican 1st District Rep. Rob Wittman and Democratic challenger Qasim Rashid met Monday night in an hourlong virtual debate, hosted and organized by the University of Mary Washingt

Rashid said he supports of The Heroes Act, a $3 trillion economic stimulus package which includes economic assistance to governments at the state, local, tribal, and territorial levels.Rashid said Wittman did not support the act.when there is a desperate need for working families, is simply beyond the pale of public service,” said Rashid.” Rashid said when Republicans had control of the House, Senate and the White House, they failed to deliver on healthcare.

“What is needed is comprehensive healthcare coverage that people can use,” said Rashid.On the environment, Wittman, a scientist by profession, said Rashid is pushing a “far left, socialist agenda with The Green New Deal,” introduced by Rep.

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