Trump was in WV tonight soothing his raging psyche and bringing lumps of coal for the people’s stockings:
The Trump administration has hailed its overhaul of federal pollution restrictions on coal-burning power plants as creating new jobs, eliminating burdensome government regulations and ending what President Trump has long described as a “war on coal.”
The administration’s own analysis, however, revealed on Tuesday that the new rules could also lead to as many as 1,400 premature deaths annually by 2030 from an increase in the extremely fine particulate matter that is linked to heart and lung disease, up to 15,000 new cases of upper respiratory problems, a rise in bronchitis, and tens of thousands of missed school days.
Those poverty stricken kids in Appalachia don’t need no stinkin’ school days to get them some edumacation. Clean and indestructable coal is coming back and bringing jobs!
“We love clean, beautiful West Virginia coal,” Mr. Trump said a political rally Tuesday evening in West Virginia, the heart of American coal country. “And you know, that’s indestructible stuff. In times of war, in times of conflict, you can blow up those windmills, they fall down real quick. You can blow up pipelines, they go like this,” he said, making a hand gesture. “You can do a lot of things to those solar panels, but you know what you can’t hurt? Coal.”
And in case Appalachia doesn’t get this message the first time, Trump is planning on visiting WV’s twin of Kentucky in the next six weeks!
President Donald Trump hopes to bring the red wave to the Bluegrass State this fall, according to the White House.
Trump will visit Kentucky sometime within the next six weeks, a White House official said. The nature of his visit was not specified.
You want to know who WANTS Trump to visit KY and campaign for him: Republican Congressman Andy Barr of KY-6th. Seems that Barr ran into a Marine Combat Pilot by the name of Amy McGrath who is jamming up Barr’s easy lay up for reelection.
Barr won the district by 15 points in 2016 but McGrath has brought a progressive energy to the district, making it one of the most watched in the nation during the midterms.
“Congressman Barr would welcome President Trump to Kentucky,” Barr's spokeswoman Jodi Whitaker said Tuesday.
Be interesting to see further if the Ohio River will be renamed the De Nile in honor of the support that Kentucky voters shower on the coal covered con man from NYC. Oh, by the way, last time I checked, there are no coal mines in Andy Barr’s district near Lexington.