Stories tagged: "Doug Mastriano"


In this Nov. 25, 2020, file photo, state Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin) attends a hearing of the Pennsylvania State Senate Majority Policy Committee in Gettysburg. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Mastriano: Trump ‘Asked Me’ to Run for Governor

Lou Barletta, the Trump-endorsed nominee for US Senate in 2018, is also running for governor and seeking Trump's endorsement.

Ciro Cinti died from the coronavirus. His daughter Nina Bocci also caught the virus. (Courtesy of Nina Bocci)
A Year in the Pandemic in Pennsylvania: Loss, Frustration, and Hope

The coronavirus pandemic arrived in Pennsylvania on March 6, 2020. A year later, the state has dealt with loss and frustration. With new vaccines, hope has returned.

In this image from video, Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania, at the U.S. Capitol early Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
These 99 Elected Officials From Pennsylvania Keep Ignoring the Will of the Voters

Since the November election, 99 Pennsylvania congressional and state GOP lawmakers have added their voices of those making unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud.

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, and former state Rep. Rick Saccone at the rally in DC on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Screenshot)
Lawmakers Call for Mastriano to Resign After His Participation in DC Rally

Mastriano "proudly fanned the flames of insurrection" over the last few months, one lawmaker said. He also organized a bus trip to the Capitol on Wednesday.

President Donald Trump, right, acknowledges the crowd during a campaign rally with Republican Rick Saccone, in March 2018 in Allegheny County. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Former State Rep. Shares, Then Deletes, Video of Himself ‘Storming the Capitol’

Saccone also posted a photo of himself with state Sen. Doug Mastriano outside the Capitol.

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, center, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Mastriano Gets Positive COVID Test at Trump Meeting

Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano had gone to the White House last Wednesday shortly after a four-hour-plus public meeting that Mastriano helped host in Gettysburg—maskless—to discuss efforts to overturn president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state.