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West Virginia Governor fires education Secretary, wife of U.S. Sen Joe Manchin

Gayle Manchin speaks during a press conference in Pittsburgh, Jan. 5, 2006.

(Reuters)

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Gayle Manchin, the state Secretary of education and culture has caused, after offered his resignation.

Manchin, the wife of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., a statement released Monday to criticize House Bill 4006, which will make your position and the Department, the USA Today reported. The bill went to the state Senate on Friday.

“In an obvious hurry to score partisan points, the Republican state legislature dangerous and destructive legislation passed to eliminate the office of education and the arts, on a mostly party-line vote,” Manchin wrote.

Democratic critics of the bill said it was a “political Trick” to targeting Manchin, Charleston Gazette-Mail reported.

Justice fires Abbot Gayle Manchin. Education and the arts, by @Ryan Quinn and @jake_zuckerman https://t.co/AwnHHcj0S2

— Gazette-Mail (@wvgazettemail) March 13, 2018

Manchin had called for justice to a veto for the “reckless and politically motivated legislation”, or work with the Agency to solve in a “responsible and compassionate way,” should he decide to move forward with the bill.

The Department of education and the arts ” agencies to include culture and history, Public broadcasting and the center for Professional development, for the library of the Commission, the Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register reported. Under the bill, agencies would be absorbed either by other departments or continue separately within the Executive branch.

Manchin and offered his resignation, to “remove all of the political pressure,” in an effort to preserve the programs, the report said.

“It is obvious that there was no significant financial savings,” Manchin. “We will need the policy.”

However, your “silence of the policy” allegedly crossed the line for the Republican Governor.

Manchin notice came about a week after the justice agreed to a 5 percent salary increase to the end of a nine-day teacher strike in the state, the USA Today reported.

In January 2017, a justice appointed by Manchin to your position, having served on the West Virginia State Board of Education ” from 2007 to 2015.

Amy Lieu is a news editor and a reporter for Fox News.

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