@1 "Walkinshaw's claim that Jayapal missed a crucial vote"
Is this a claim? Or is this a fact?
It's a fact that Jayapal skipped a vote, but it's only an opinion that this was a CRUCIAL vote - as implied in Walkinshaw's attack ad.
Jayapal is a Democrat serving in a Republican-controlled senate that was going to pass that budget regardless of how or whether Jayapal, or any other Democrat, voted.
And it's disingenuous of Walkinshaw to imply that Jayapal doesn't do her job when she DID vote on the budget earlier in the legislative process, at a time when the issue on the table was a first-draft Republican budget proposal that was uglier than the eventual budget agreed to between the Democratic House and the Republican Senate (https://app.leg.wa.gov/far/RollCall?roll…