You may have heard that Trump’s lawyers want to see Donald Trump's case moved to West Virginia:
Trump lawyer John Lauro on CBS: "We would like a diverse venue, a diverse jury ... I think West Virginia will be an excellent venue to try this case. Close to DC and a much more diverse--" pic.twitter.com/ib6S2Mdd7l— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) . . .
WV’s Trump Party and yesterday's indictment of Donald Trump
The Google dictionary defines “radio silence” as “absence of communication from a person or group from whom communication might have been expected.” If the quick responses by West Virginia’s Trump Party to Donald Trump’s previous indictment were a predictor, you would have thought that by now there would be numerous reactions to yesterday’s . . .
Congressman and Senate candidate, Alex Mooney:
My statement on the Biden DOJ indictment of President Trump. pic.twitter.com/i1duUM5ZHU— Rep. Alex Mooney (@RepAlexMooney) June 9, 2023
Attorney General and candidate for governor, Patrick Morrisey:
Here we go again with another political prosecution… I think every American . . .
With 4/6 update
Senator Joe Manchin
Manchin eschewing politics?
Yesterday, I found the Wheeling Intelligencer’s front page headline laughable:
We are talking about Joe Manchin who, once he gets beyond protecting his own financial interests, is always focused on politics. (In fairness to Manchin, isn't that why we call . . .
So how does the Wheeling News-Register get a 1300 word article that features mostly Republican attacks?
The indictment against former president Donald Trump is sealed but that doesn’t prevent today’s Wheeling News-Register from giving local Republicans free reign to attack the prosecutor and Democrats. The top-of-the-front-page headline on this morning’s Wheeling News-Register reads:
Local, State Leaders Sound Off On Trump . . .
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was the first to respond:
Is it appropriate for the state's chief legal officer to comment on this without . . .
Let the pandering begin: the leaders of the WV Trump Party get out their dog whistles to defend their party’s namesake
It’s all there: Soros-backed prosecutors, Stalin’s secret police, third world banana republic stuff, violent thugs roaming the streets, weaponizing the criminal code for political purposes, anarchy and corruption, political prosecution, a leftist Manhattan DA, and obviously, a gross miscarriage of justice
From WV District 2 Representative, Alex Mooney:
This is outrageous if true. The leftist Manhattan DA resembles Stalin’s secret police attacking only Republicans and letting crime explode. Harassing President Trump to distract from their own failures is the left’s plan. https://t.co/WYYZpFA9C9— Rep. Alex Mooney (@RepAlexMooney) March 18, . . .