West Virginia Democrat Takes Out His Gun Again In a New Ad, But This Time He's Fighting For Healthcare
Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia returned to a familiar theme in a new campaign ad. In it, Manchin totes a shotgun out to a field and takes aim at something he says will hurt the people of West Virginia.
The target? A lawsuit filed by the Justice Department and a cadre of Republican Attorneys General from 20 states. Among them are Manchin's opponent, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.
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During a visit to Lewisburg, West Virginia, Vice President Mike Pence delivered a speech which criticized Democrat Senator Joe Manchin for his vote against the GOP tax plan. The speech went over quite well, considering President Donald Trump enjoys considerable popularity in the state. (In fact, a Gallup poll found this week that it’s his best state, with a 61 percent approval rating.)
Given that a majority of West Virginians support the president, and that Manchin is up for a reelection this year, Pence's criticisms were expertly timed. You can read his complete remarks via The White House's official website, and his specific remarks against Manchin are highlighted below: