Jim Justice to run for U.S. Senate
And so it begins:
And Justice knows what is important (I’m sure the timing on this is not coincidental):
Yes, over a year’s worth of political ads for what will likely be WV’s most expensive election ever. And they’ll start tomorrow:
For Alex Mooney, some things don't change
From the Gazette-Mail's Mike Tony:
From that article:
Mooney’s campaign reported 13 small-dollar expenses at Starbucks totaling $536 from January through March.
The Office of Congressional Ethics found in 2021 that past Mooney campaign finance reports had shown a “clean pattern” of day-to-day individual meals not properly chargeable to the campaign, including frequent small-dollar meal expenses at Chick-fil-A, Panera Bread, Taco Bell and pizza vendors near Mooney’s Charles Town home and office.
The money spent at Starbucks was classified as “meeting expenses.” The Starbucks locations weren’t specified.
Of course, using campaign money for personal expenses is illegal. Note -- we still have not received a decision on Mooney’s previous ethics problems. (See here for why we will likely never see a decision.)
For members of WV’s Trump Party, there is only one question: which candidate will Donald Trump endorse?
The former president endorsed Mooney in last year’s congressional primary, but a number of politic commenters seem to think that this time it will be Justice. For example: