HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When one thinks of Washington, D.C., thoughts of the history of the United States of America, the high political stakes, the drama and the majesty that comes along with it may come to mind.
Enter: U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va.
“I sleep in my office. I sleep on a $99 cot from Ollie’s (Bargain Outlet) behind the mall,” Jenkins told a group of students at Huntington High School Monday. “My day is, I get up at six or 6:15 a.m. I don’t have a shower in my office. I’m a runner, so I go to the gym.”
Most of the students in the room were members of Steve Freeman’s AP government class at the school, and Jenkins’s visit marked the continuation of a roughly nine-year tradition of him visiting the school, which dates back to when his oldest child was a student there…