The IE's "Four Freshmen:" Congressman Paul Cook

Published On : 10/9/2013 8:30 AM
From : KVCR
Categories : Local
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We conclude our series of interviews with the Inland Empire's four freshmen Members of Congress, Elected less than a year ago to serve in one of the most dysfunctional Congressional sessions in recent history.

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Republican Congressman Paul Cook represents the IE's 8th Congressional District, including Yucaipa and the San Bernardino County high desert and mountain resort communities.  In Part 1 of his conversation with KVCR's Ken Vincent, Congressman Cook expresses frustration with both sides of the political standoff in Washington, D.C., urging leaders of both parties to "stop the finger-pointing and bomb-throwing," and work toward a practical, long-term compromise that will allow the federal government to reopen and pay its bills.

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