September 21, 2022


WARWICK, R.I. – He may be a Democrat, but in his day job Warwick City Council President Stephen McAllister is a regional vice president for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

And the U.S. Chamber, unlike some local chambers, leans to the right.

So in a week of post-primary Democratic unity, it was McAllister who joined Republican Allan Fung to deliver the Chamber's endorsement of the former Cranston mayor, who is trying to flip Rhode Island's second congressional district to the GOP.

"Our number one goal is to send people like Allan to Washington D.C. that want to roll up their sleeves and get to work," McAllister said Tuesday sitting next to Fung. "Big things can happen when Congress gets together, negotiates and moves things forward."

Read the full story at the Providence Journal.