Report: WV Gov. Jim Justice to Switch Parties from Dem to GOP at Trump Rally Tonight – 8/3/17

Reports indicate West Virginia Democrat Gov. Jim Justice will appear with President Donald Trump tonight at a big rally in Huntington, West Virginia, and will switch parties from Democrat to Republican!

THE HILL

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, a Democrat, will announce he is flipping to the GOP at a rally with President Trump on Thursday.

A senior Republican operative confirmed Justice’s plans to switch parties to The Hill.

Justice, a coal magnate and the wealthiest man in West Virginia, first won office last year. Before announcing his candidacy, he was wooed by both Democrats and Republicans. Ultimately, he opted to run as a Democrat.

Justice’s party switch is a slap in the face to the Democratic Governors Association, which spent more than $1 million to try to get Justice elected in 2016. The Republican Governors Association spent $3.7 million backing his GOP rival. . . . Read More

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