Category: Politics

Attorney General announces $33M settlement with Johnson & Johnson

CHARLESTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, in coordination with 42 other attorneys general, reached a $33 million settlement with...

Trump’s food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s budget builds on more than two decades of Republican efforts to cut food stamps. With Republican majorities in the...

Trump dumps ‘clean coal’ research he praised in campaign

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) – President Donald Trump promised his administration would bring about “clean coal,” but his budget proposed slashing research the...

Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence

WASHINGTON (BY: ADAM ENTOUS & ELLEN NAKASHIMA, THE WASHINGTON POST) – President Trump asked two of the nation’s top intelligence officials in March to help...

Manchin reintroduces legislation to simplify student loan repayment programs

WASHINGTON (NEWS RELEASE) – On Thurssday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reintroduced legislation to reform federal student loan repayment programs. The Repay...

NYT: President Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office that James Comey’s firing relieved “great pressure,” calling him a “nut job”

WASHINGTON (THE NEW YORK TIMES) — President Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office this month that firing the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, had relieved...

NYT: More Comey memos, more revelations

NEW YORK (THE NEW YORK TIMES) – In the last two weeks, my colleague Michael S. Schmidt has broken several stories about encounters between President Trump and...

Police: Roger Ailes dies at 77 after hitting his head 8 days ago

NEW YORK (AP) – Roger Ailes, who transformed TV news by creating Fox News Channel, only to be ousted at the height of his reign for alleged sexual harassment, died...

Trump assails ‘witch hunt’ after naming of special counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russia to...

West Virginia Senate backs revised tax overhaul

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) — West Virginia’s Republican-controlled Senate has passed another tax bill backed by Democratic Gov. Jim Justice that would cut state income...