A sealed indictment is "private, confidential, non-public"
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 . . .
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Just in time for the State of the Union, the Wheeling Intelligencer prints Senator Capito’s opinion piece on “Biden Policies Hurting America”
Additionally, Capito’s T-ball coach joins West Virginia stenographers to tee one up for the senator
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer op-ed by WV’s West Virginia’s Republican senator blames President Biden's policies for America’s inflation. Not surprisingly, Shelley Moore Capito’s message has not changed in two years: the inflation is all Biden’s fault. Sadly, in that period, with the exception of pipelines, Capito has never mentioned . . .
A look at Govenor Justice's tax plan for West Virginia
“Massive growth” says Governor Jim Justice:
Eliminating the personal income tax would put West Virginia on the fast track to success.— Governor Jim . . .
It means more money in your pocket and potentially massive growth here at home. We need to make it happen!
Thanks @MarkCurtisWOWK for having me on over the weekend. pic.twitter.com/hM5Upzo6ZM
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A question: Why did WV’s attorney general, Patrick Morrisey, use the state and its resources to defend Donald Trump?
Likely answer: To show his devotion to all-things-Trump; Morrisey also knows that no one will hold him accountable
From “GOP attorneys general back Trump in court fight over Mar-a-Lago documents,” by Andrew Jeong and Amy B Wang, in Wednesday’s Washington Post:
Texas’s Ken Paxton and 10 other GOP state attorneys general came to the defense of former president Donald Trump on Tuesday in his legal fight over documents the FBI seized last month, . . .
Covering WV Senator Capito on the electoral college, same sex marriage, and stock disclosure
The state’s stenographers were kept busy this week
On Thursday, West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito held another online press conference. Surveying the media landscape, I found different sources covering different aspects of the conference. For instance, Ogden Newspapers’ Steven Allen Adams gave local readers a front-page story on her co-sponsorship of the . . .
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West Virginia’s senators react to today’s abortion decision
They were all lying. The #SCOTUS process has been broken for a decade pic.twitter.com/JYOwLHRGJY— Dr. Jason Johnson (@DrJasonJohnson) June 24, 2022
Senator Joe Manchin on the abortion decision
From his congressional website:
“I am deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court has voted to . . .
West Virginia and its senators on abortion rights
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Republican senators—including Collins and Murkowski—have already joined with Joe Manchin to block codification of abortion rights at the federal level. If the right to choose is to be saved, it will be an urgent state-by-state struggle that begins NOW!— John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) May 4, 2022