Alex Mooney easily defeated David McKinley for the new West Virginia #2 Republican nomination. Mooney won 54% to 36%. McKinley carried only three counties: Ohio by 28%, Marshall by 9%, and Pleasants by only 1%. Even worse, had the election just been held in McKinley’s old WV #1, he still would have lost to Alex Mooney by 4.4%.
Some . . .
Predictable: without any evidence, WV’s Republican leadership quickly blames Democrats for the Supreme Court leak
At this point, the person who leaked the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion has not been identified. How, then, did any of the following West Virginia Republicans know who revealed the decision?
First up was WV’s Treasurer, Riley Moore. Without any evidence, Moore quickly blamed the Democrats. (Notice his definitive . . .
Ever heard of "projection," Senator?
Here is Manchin’s endorsement of McKinley
lol Joe Manchin brags about sinking Build Back Better in an ad he just cut for a Republican candidate for Congress.— Jordan Zakarin (@jordanzakarin) May 1, 2022
Democrats were never going to get this guy on board for any part of their agenda. pic.twitter.com/0ILc2pScCu
In his . . .
The McKinley/Mooney primary fight
Candidate Alex Mooney tells us in his most recent ad and commercial why McKinley cannot be trusted; McKinley's ad is fake – he and Trump were never together as McKinley’s ad pictures them:
David McKinley is just another politician you cannot trust. He only stands with President Trump when it is convenient for him. He was quoted in the . . .
In neighboring states
This is so gross. How can any Republican with a straight face say this isn’t a personality cult? Every debate in every state is a contest to see who can grovel the most to Trump, instead of presenting a set of proposals to benefit their constituents. https://t.co/HPN12qtOa4— Ron Filipkowski . . .
Is Mooney depending only upon his TV ads and endorsements? It certainly looks that way
Like the recent get-together in Wheeling, Mooney will not be present at a similar event in Shepherdstown
Join us April 25th at 7 pm in the Byrd Center Auditorium for our latest event, A Town Hall Meeting with Congressman David McKinley. Please note: We did attempt to reach out to Mr. Mooney yet his campaign schedule did not allow for . . .
Do you think any of our local reporters/stenographers asked Pompeo about his comments about Putin and the Ukraine?
From WTOV's Jaime Baker:
Pompeo has endorsed Rep. David McKinley for the Republican spot in the current WV 2nd Congressional District race. McKinley is facing off against Rep. Alex Mooney in the May primary @WTOV9 https://t.co/hVbWcqt8xG— Jaime Baker (@JBaker_WTOV) April 20, 2022
Do you think any of the reporters asked . . .