Spy Time with Congressman Andy Harris

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It is safe to say that Sunday afternoon did not turn out to be what Congressman Andy Harris had expected when he dutifully showed up the League of Women Voters forum.

Anticipating to share the stage with two GOP opponents in the Republican primary race on June 26, Dr. Harris instead learned that both Martin Elborn and Lamont Taylor were “no shows” which prompted the LWV to cancel the event to be in compliance with the League’s standing rule that a forum can not take place with only one candidate in attendance.

To Rep. Harris’ credit, he nonetheless stayed in the lobby for close to an hour to answer questions from constituents, many of whom were Democrats, which centered around the Congressman’s long-standing opposition to the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare).

He also took a few minutes with the Spy to answer our questions about the current Congress, his support and a few disappointments of President Donald Trump’s leadership and analyzing his chances to keep the 1st Congressional seat in the 2018 general election in November.

This video is approximately seven minutes in length.

Letters to Editor

  1. Linda Meredith says:

    What a big disappointment Harris turned out to be. The only time he seems to remember where the Eastern Shore is and who we are is election time.

  2. Bill Todd says:

    No objective listener to this interview, nor anyone who heard what Harris promised, then saw what he delivered could be disappointed.
    Readers would welcome any specific issues on which Harris failed to put the Eastern shore constituency’s interests first.
    Complainers probably never agreed with his values and goals to begin with and that’s fine, but no one should act surprised.

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