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 . . .
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 . . .
Special guest: Lauren Boebert
In case you didn't get an invitation:
(Suggestion to Mooney campaign -- hire someone who knows how to photoshop.)
About the gun to be given away
It may be just a coincidence but this particular rifle has an interesting connection to the January 6 assault on the Capitol. From The New York Times last . . .
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 . . .
On Saturday, faced with a hard core January 6 Trump supporter at a GOP forum, Representative McKinley gets out his dog whistle
Here is the Washington Post’s David Wiegand covering David McKinley at a Republican forum:
At a GOP womens forum in WV, where Rep. David McKinley (R) who’s been forced into a new district with a Trump-endorsed R, is taking Qs. First one is about Jan. 6 commission, from a woman who was there on 1/6. pic.twitter.com/Cjap5sYlIE— David Weigel . . .