Political odds and ends
West Virginia politics and Trump World
The WV2 congressional district race adds a few more Republicans
Local WV State Senator Ryan Weld:
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - Monday about the future of West Virginia. I’m looking forward to sharing with you my plans to continue the work already started by standing up for West Virginia and fighting back against the out-of-touch . . .
Trump Republicans at work
Highlights of recent action by the WV GOP and Donald Trump
We’re about dividing people not helping them!
From The West Virginia GOP:
If you're viewing this on something that makes the GOP's words too small to read, the WVGOP says: "Perhaps training on the definition of "WIC" is in order for DHHR staff." (Note -- this is a screen shot. The . . .
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Trump’s speech: reactions from Jim Justice, Alex Mooney, the WV GOP, and the Murdoch empire
From West Virginia’s governor, Jim Justice
"I don't know how in the world you could watch that and not be impressed...What a masterful job he did last night." -- Gov. Justice, commenting on Donald Trump's announcement for the presidency.— Phil Kabler (@PhilKabler) November 16, 2022
Alex Mooney. . .
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Ogden Newspapers covers Trump’s Youngstown rally
Ogden reporter David Skolnick’s piece is balanced but does he tell us enough -- most importantly, what about the fascists?
Former president Donald Trump held a political rally in nearby Youngstown, Ohio on Saturday. Rather than ignoring the rally, today’s Wheeling Intelligencer used the story filed by a reporter from Ogden’s Youngstown Vindicator, David Skolnick. Skolnik’s coverage of Trump’s is balanced; it provides some of what Trump and Republican senate . . .
Maybe next time, West Virginia should elect an attorney general who has a law degree
From West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey:
Let’s see the search warrant today!!! Demand that the Justice Department release it now!!— Patrick Morrisey (@MorriseyWV) August 9, 2022
From former U.S. Attorney, Barbara McQuade:
The law prohibits DOJ from discussing a search warrant that is under seal. Secrecy . . .
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Two guests discuss yesterday’s January 6 hearing on WV Metro News (with 7/1 update)
This listener did not learn much
This morning, two of the segments on WV Metro’s “Talkline” featured guests who discussed yesterday’s January 6 hearing.
Guy Lewis: no balance and little disclosure
Here’s the clip:
Were there any additional problems created by former President Donald Trump from the testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson? Guy Lewis, Former U.S. . . .
A last look at the race for the Republican Senate nomination in Ohio
Our local Ogden outlets give us editorials on Ohio State Park Week but nothing on the election
It looks like Trump's endorsement of J.D. Vance may have made a difference. Here’s the most recent poll:
If the Ohio Republican primary election for U.S. senator were held today ...
J.D. Vance 23%
Josh Mandel 18%
Mike Gibbons 13%
Matt Dolan 11%
Jane Timken 6%
Neil Patel 1%
Mark Pukita 1%
Wouldn't vote (vol.) 1%
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