Rep. Harris touts little-discussed bipartisan progress
EASTON — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st District) joined community members in Easton on Friday, May 24, and discussed recent bipartisan victories he believes are overshadowed by big-ticket reform gridlock on Capitol Hill.
Harris along with State Sen. Addie Eckardt (R-Mid-Shore) and Delegate Chris Adams (R-Wicomico) participated in a community forum hosted by the Talbot County Republican Central Committee.
Harris said the American people got a divided government after the November elections when it comes to high-profile issues.
“There is not major agreement on the big issues — immigration for instance, which needs to be done,” he said. “I don’t think we will do anything before the next election.”
But for second-level issues, Harris said Republicans and Democrats work well together, especially in the Appropriations Committee, on which he serves...
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