Just wanted to make sure you saw that Congressman Tom MacArthur met with folks who were peacefully protesting outside of WOBM last night. The Congressman spoke with the crowd for about 40 minutes and took questions on a range of issues including healthcare, gun control, the environment, and President Trump. Below is a copy of his Facebook post and photos from the meeting. Please contact me if you’d like to speak with the Congressman about this meeting.
Tonight, during my regular “Ask the Congressman” radio program, a sizable group of my constituents peacefully demonstrated outside the WOBM studios. I respect each of them – those who disagree with me as much as those who agree with me – for exercising our most precious, God-given right of free expression.
After the radio program, I went out to the group and promised I would honestly answer their questions and asked in return that they let me speak without drowning out my answers. And that began some genuine, open, respectful conversation that touched on a range of issues including healthcare, gun control, the environment, and of course President Trump.
As I shared with my constituents tonight, I grew up with a Mom who was a progressive democrat and a Dad who was a conservative republican. They loved each other and I love and respect both of them. Talking with this crowd tonight was like dinner back at home. I’m grateful for those who took the time to make me a better representative and I always welcome the opportunity to have productive conversations with my constituents.