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Democratic sen. Joe Manchin pondered a run for Governor of West Virginia in the year 2020, a position he held nearly ten years ago.
Manchin, D-W. V., said he would make his decision whether to stay in the Senate, where he won re-election for a further term of six years, or launch a gubernatorial bid.
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“I have a lot of requests, you want me to come back home,” Manchin CBS News’ “Face the Nation, said,” in the last month. “I think people might think, I should stay.”
He added: “We see it, and I want to do what I can to help my state of West Virginia…It has always been on West Virginia for me.”
Manchin, 72, was Governor from 2005 to 2010, until he left to campaign for the Senate. Manchin to the public as a return to West Virginia in 2016-again-to run for Governor, but ultimately decided against it.
Manchin, a conservative Democrat, always has a positive relationship with a President Trump. He was breaking the only Democrat to confirm his own party in the vote of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme court in the year 2018. Manchin also ran ads during his re-election campaign last fall, trying to highlight its independence and support for the Second Amendment.
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Should Manchin be willing to give up his Senate seat, and the introduction of a gubernatorial run, he would confront probably to the President, who is an ally of the incumbent Republican Gov. Jim Justice.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed the bill on Tuesday.
Justice, a billionaire businessman, dedicated current and former trump employees to lead election campaign in 2020, and even stated that he and Trump are “tied at the hip.”
Manchin in 2016 has been approved, the justice, ran for Governor as a Democrat. But less than a year later, justice announced he was switching parties because the Democrats had “walked away” from him.
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Trump won West Virginia by a landslide in 2016.
Meanwhile, justice has been criticized as of late for the don’t spend enough time in the state capital, and for a “part-time”, said Governor. Justice said he lives in Lewisburg, which is about 100 miles from Charleston, and the governor’s mansion. Lewisburg is the home of The Greenbrier, a resort he owns is, instead, about 10 miles from White Sulphur Springs. Justice net worth of around 1.5 billion dollars, and he owns dozens of companies, as well as coal-mines, and farms. Some of justice have met the company in view of the complaints about money and debt.
Fox News’ Melissa, Leon and The Associated Press contributed to this report.