“Politics is made worse when folks drive a wedge deeper,” Webb stated concerning the assaults from Good.
Good and Webb have solely met as soon as — just about — for a discussion board. Campaigning through the pandemic has offered challenges. Good has been holding occasions, together with with Housing and City Growth Secretary Ben Carson and Home Minority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the place attendees weren’t carrying masks. Good has made dismissive remarks previously concerning the seriousness of COVID-19, which is in stark distinction to Webb, who has been treating COVID sufferers when he’s not campaigning.
Webb is working on a platform of supporting a public medical health insurance choice, addressing racial and financial inequities, felony justice reform, and increasing instructional alternatives, together with tuition-free neighborhood and public faculty for low-income folks.
As a health care provider, Webb thinks he’s well-suited to be in Congress because the nation is attempting to beat the coronavirus pandemic. He needs to scale up testing capability, helps further stimulus funds to People and increasing eligibility and choices in Medicaid and SNAP. On a current tour of companies in Nelson County, he heard from house owners concerning the challenges they face in retaining folks on payroll and the decline in income.
Justin Billcheck defined the struggles within the occasion manufacturing trade as a result of he can’t placed on live shows and festivals when folks needs to be socially distancing.