June 15, 2017 In the News

David Trone Stays High Profile as he Considers Political Future

By Bill Turque
Washington Post

Wine executive David Trone has been testing the waters in two of Maryland’s marquee 2018 races: for Montgomery county executive or, if Rep. John Delaney (D) runs for governor, the Sixth Congressional District.

The Potomac Democrat sounded more like an aspiring House member in a Baltimore Sun op-ed Wednesday, slamming the Trump administration’s proposed budget cuts as he recounted his nephew’s drug addiction and death from an opioid overdose late last year.

“We did everything we knew to do — and everything experts told us to do — but it wasn’t enough,” Trone wrote, responding to a recent Sun story on Maryland’s massive spike in opioid fatalities.

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