Democrat governor switching to Republican Party

Democrat governor switching to Republican Party

Democrat governor switching to Republican Party

The president kept America guessing what the announcement would be but, always the showman, billed it as "very big" and "very exciting - I think - for the media and everyone else".

Jim Justice will switch affiliation from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party at President Trump's rally in the state Thursday night, according to a Republican official familiar with the announcement. Trump won West Virginia by 42 points over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

The announcement will come at a rally to be held with President Donald Trump in Huntington, W.Va., the New York Times reports. Joe Manchin, released a statement in anticipation of the president's trip to West Virginia.

During last year's election, despite running as a Democrat, Justice frequently trumpeted his friendship with Trump and his family. I believe I'll be making it in West Virginia, so that will be an exciting.

"We're hoping to see good news", Manchin said.

Trump later claimed that the head of the Boy Scouts called him to say that this was "the greatest speech that was ever made to them".

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