Widely reported: Joe Manchin yesterday
Joe Manchin suggests Mitt Romney, Rob Portman as potential running mates as he flirts with third party ticket https://t.co/ACSkYz7aF0— Fox News (@FoxNews) February 16, 2024
Now circulating: Joe Manchin today
Sen. Joe Manchin will announce that he will not run for president, sources . . .
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Hey, what have you done for us lately, Shelley?
Most likely because her son is running for governor of West Virginia, Republican WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito recently broke a long silence and formally endorsed Donald Trump for President (I wrote about it here). Yesterday, Donald Trump Jr. responded:
Shelley Moore Capito is . . .
A must-read analysis and some thoughts on the scary times we live in
Continuing with my Trump/West Virginia theme, I highly recommend an excellent analysis at Talking Points Memo by David Kurtz:
Trump Is Doing To The GOP What He Wants To Do To America
From that analysis:
But the truth is that Trump’s consolidation of the GOP as a far-right party is already . . .
Republican AG candidate Mike Stuart panders to the WV Trump Party base (with updates)
The Britannica Dictionary defines “pander”:
to do or provide what someone wants or demands even though it is not proper, good, or reasonable
Here is West Virginia AG candidate Mike Stuart:
I’ll be introducing a bill in the State Senate to help Texas fund the cost of razor wire at the border. The open border . . .
From the WV ACLU:
The near-unanimous passage of the xenophobic and paranoid HCR 64 might be a new low for the WV Legislature. https://t.co/F6AvDMVyBB— ACLU of WV (@ACLU_WV) February 4, 2024
Yes, the vote for the resolution included Democrats Kayla Young of Kanawha and local delegate Shawn Fluharty:
HCR64, as a friend . . .
A potpourri of state politics
The Republican legislature
On the rights of women
lol the “women’s bill of rights” that WV GOP recently introduced explicitly says they don’t mean equal rights. pic.twitter.com/RGToBydLyq— Delegate Kayla Young (@kaylayoungforwv) January 29, 2024
And on the right to read
Thank-you #WVLegislature for wanting to . . .
It’s official: the West Virginia Republican Party is no more as its last member has surrendered to the Trump Party
One day after a $83.3 judgement is rendered against Donald Trump for his defamations following his sexual assault trial, WV senator Shelley Moore Capito endorses him for President. Yesterday:
We have a chance to return to this in less than a year under President Trump.
West Virginians overwhelmingly support President Trump, and so do I.
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