WV politicians search for new awards to bolster president’s ego and endear themselves with Trump’s West Virginia base
President Trump apparently has concluded that he will not win the Nobel Peace Prize. According to People:
On Wednesday, Trump, 72, revealed that he does not think he will be honored with the prestigious . . .
WV Governor Justice is “restoring confidence in the court” by appointing two Republican politicians with little or no legal experience
I’m sure that will do it, Governor!
Yesterday, Governor Justice made it official by appointing former House of Delegates Speaker Tim Armstead and U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins to temporarily fill the vacancies on the West Virginia Supreme Court.
Two Republican politicians?
Here are my two favorite sentences from the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s coverage of the . . .
This morning's Intelligencer editorial thinks that West Virginia should "Clean Up Court Without Politics"
On Thursday, I wrote about how rejected Republican senatorial candidate, Nobel-Peace-Prize-for-Trump booster, and West Virginia's current 3rd District Congressman, Evan Jenkins, was considering a run for West Virginia's Supreme Court. (See next post down.) I assumed that the Wheeling Intelligencer would cover that news on . . .
Apparently not -- Evan Jenkins is looking to run
According to WV MetroNews earlier today:
West Virginia Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins told MetroNews Thursday he’s “seriously considering” a run for state Supreme Court in the November General Election.
Jenkins, whose second two-year term in the U.S. House ends later this year, would seek the seat that’s coming up . . .
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On whether he deserves the Nobel Peace Prize
From CNN earlier today:
Trump was asked by a reporter while holding a Cabinet meeting at the White House whether he deserved the honor, to which the President replied with a large smile: "Everyone thinks so, but I would never say it."
Down the stretch they come and Blankenship is gaining on the leaders
It's appears to be getting very close
Politico reported on Saturday night that recent Republican internal polls suggested that Don Blankenship had made significant gains on his two rivals. A few minutes ago, the conservative Weekly Standard claimed to have the specifics:
The results of an internal campaign poll . . .
In other news -- online dictionary considers posting Jenkins' picture next to definition of "sycophant"
Breaking news from the Evan Jenkins website:
U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his work to end to the Korean War, denuclearize the Korean peninsula, and bring peace to the region.
The definition of "sycophant" from . . .