Virginia Republicans abandon plan for loyalty oath in March 1 primary

Virginia Republicans abandon plan for loyalty oath in March 1 primary

The Republican Party of Virginia has removed the requirement for the party loyalty pledge. A unanimous vote from the party’s State Central Committee ended the requirement. Many have criticized the oath, including GOP presidential candidate, Donald Trump, saying it deters first-time voters and independents. “We’re delighted,” said Corey Stewart, chairman of Trump’s Virginia campaign. “It

Chuck Smith on the Republican Pledge

Chuck Smith on the Republican Pledge

“It’s a start,” says Chuck Smith, candidate for the 3rd Congressional District of Virginia, reacting today to the Republican Party’s newly released “Pledge to America.” “America is off course because politicians in both parties have lost their moral compass, and strayed from the path set out by our Constitution,” he continued.  “This pledge is the