Representative Zinke Votes to End Amtrak Funding for Montana
Montana’s Congressman Ryan Zinke voted yesterday in the House “to end all federal assistance for Amtrak,' representing the interests of right wing groups like the TEA Party’s FreedomWorks and the reactionary Club for Growth, instead of the interests of thousands of Montanans who depend on Amtrak services. In typically Zinke fashion, though, it takes a little sorting out to understand the flip flops underlying his vote. When Zinke was called out today by the Montana AFL-CIO, his Communications Director Heather Swift claimed that the Congressman had voted for Amtrak funding, as this Twitter exchange demonstrates: .@MTaflcio @RepRyanZinke voted FOR HR