Opinion: Orleans County resident pushes back on Ingalls vote - Newport Dispatch

Newly-elected Senator Russ Ingalls (R-Essex/Orleans) has been applauded by many conservatives for being the lone “no” vote on the Vermont Legislature’s call for Donald Trump to resign or be removed from office. But at least one of his constituents wrote a highly critical letter to the editor.

“In a similar vein, Mr. Ingalls makes a false equivalency between this summer’s Black Lives Matter protests and the armed insurrection at the Capitol, claiming in the same Facebook post that ‘I also would have wanted condemnation of all the rioters and their actions that have been occurring across this country through all of 2020 that is happening in mainly Democratic controlled cities that the Democrats refuse to acknowledge or condemn.’”"


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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2021-01-18 16:10:12 -0500