frozenmail.net
frozenmail.net August 21, 2017


Manchin: 'I am disappointed by Gov. Justice's decision to switch parties'

04 August 2017, 09:51 | Santos West

LIVE STREAM: Donald Trump Rally in Huntington, West Virginia

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington Tuesday Aug. 1 2017. Sanders was asked about North Korea health care and other topics

President Donald Trump promised a big announcement Thursday night at his campaign-style rally in West Virginia.

"Today I tell you I can't help you anymore being a Democratic governor", Justice said.

"Governor Justice's party switch is another blow to a Democratic Party that would rather obstruct than work to make our country great again", Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said in a statement following the announcement.

Justice made headlines by refusing to endorse Clinton during the 2016 election.

The governor praised President Trump and his family, reports the Daily Mail. A man with a "Trump Pence Regime Must Be Stopped" sign was tackled to the floor and later escorted out as Justice pressed on. "He's got a backbone".

Carrying a sign that read simply "West Virginia Not for Haters", Sally Roberts-Wilson-a resident of Charleston, West Virginia-told the local Register-Herald, "I'm here today to stand up against hatred, to stand up against intolerance, to stand up for rights and kindness that West Virginians have historically shown one another". Justice's mining companies owe $15 million in unpaid taxes in six states, as NPR reported previous year, accruing much criticism from then-fellow Democrats.

The last high-profile party-switch - Pennsylvania Sen. He largely funded his own campaign against then-West Virginia Republican Senate President Bill Cole. That wasn't the case here. Three percent growth. West Virginia is leading the average.

Gov. Rauner Issues Amendatory Veto to Illinois' Senate Bill 1
The governor also has raised concerns about another $250 million CPS has long received in the form of a special block grant. Remove both CPS pension considerations from the formula: the normal cost pick-up and the unfunded liability deduction.

"Many of his agenda items have been smaller government, lower taxes, lower regulations, and so we're pleased that he's seen fit to join the party", Republican Senate President Mitch Carmichael said before the announcement Thursday.

"We are very cognizant of the fact that we have criticized him greatly in the past for his various policy positions and the way he has conducted his businesses", Lucas told NPR. "We look forward to Gov. Justice living up the principles we have championed her for 154 years". At a Huntington rally with almost ten thousand Trump supporters, Justice buttered up the president: "This man is a good man.

"Democrat lawmakers can decide, they can continue their obsession with the Russian hoax, or they can serve the interests of the American people", Trump said. The Republican Governors Association has announced a new super PAC aimed at taking Manchin's seat and instilling Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. "I was hearing rumors that there were a couple of instances I heard he was going to do it at different events".

But national Republicans cheered the move.

"Having Big Jim as a Republican is such an honor", he said. Justice has also "identified as a Republican and an independent in the past". "Jim Justice's past differences with our party and our party's platform came while he was a Democrat". Remember, this is a governor who proposed $500 million in new taxes during the last legislative session and got into some personal battles with them. "The debts have only worsened during Justice's term as governor. These are very basic principles in the Republican party and I would hope that. he will embrace those principles and we can work together".

2018 features numerous Senate matchups where Democrat incumbents in red and purple states which Trump carried, are up for re-election.

Trump's desire for better ties with Moscow has been hampered by accusations from U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian Federation operated a series of high-profile cyber attacks to change the outcome of the November 8 presidential election in favor of Trump. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.



Other News

Trending Now

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 press render surfaces
And although the images don't say what's hiding inside, they tell us everything we need to know about the smartphone's exterior. Now, in the latest report , it appears Samsung's foldable smartphone , the Galaxy X, has received Bluetooth certification.

Hero iPad steers Apple to surprisingly strong results
But more importantly, its forecast for the current September quarter - when the next, big iPhone launch is expected - is strong. Service revenues , which cover everything from the App Store to Apple Pay, reached a record $7.3 billion (up from $6 billion).

'Bachelorette Men Tell All': Kenny King's daughter steals the show
The insider said, "somehow, Rachel didn't manage to make the flight for some reason". " The Bachelorette " season 13 airs Mondays. Of the Bachelorettes , season one's Trista and Ryan Sutter are still together, even after her health scare earlier this summer.

Kit Harington talks about Jon Snow and Daenerys first meeting
Game of Thrones continues Sundays in the United States on HBO and Mondays in the UK on Sky Atlantic. Oh Game Of Thrones , you're killing us, with episode after jaw-dropping episode.

Explosion injures 6 at Minneapolis school
The Minnehaha Academy Upper School is located at 3100 West River Parkway in the Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis . Fire crews extinguished the blaze and remain looking to remove any people who might be trapped, officials added.

GOP Rep Urges Trump to Stop Lawmakers' Healthcare Subsidies
Likewise, the voters won't shed too many tears if Trump follows through on his threat to end insurance company bailouts . These subsidies lower the price of health coverage for the poor under the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare .

IL thrill rides to face tests for permits
Wristbands for fair rides that open Monday at 4 p.m. run $18 and a discounted $12 on Wednesday's family night. All the rides at the State Fair are thoroughly checked before they are made available to the visitors.

Game of Thrones, season 7 episode 3, The Queen's Justice recap
Bran ( Isaac Hempstead Wright ) finally returned to Winterfell , and he has been drastically changed by his recent experiences. Cersei was convinced that Tyrion was behind the murder and their father, Tywin Lannister, oversaw his trial and sentencing.

Why this Solar Eclipse is a bigger deal than you think
If you want to go big, we are throwing an out-of-this-world stargazing party on the summit of Snow King the night of August 19. Crescents can be seen in the shadow of these palm trees at the July 11, 1991 eclipse as seen from Baja California.

USA nuclear reactor project collapses
Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy March 29, overwhelmed by the cost overruns on two reactors at the V.C. Fluor Corp., a contractor that Scana had previously said was capable of taking over the V.C.