Legal Experts Skeptical Trump Can Unilaterally Subsidize Appalachian Coal

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump talks with West Virginia's Democratic Governor Jim Justice after he announced that he is changing parties during a rally in Huntington, West Virginia U.S.

‘Trump will have to ask Congress for new funds’

Republicans Divided On West Virginia Gov's Plan To Subsidize Appalachian Coal

Energy | Michael Bastasch
West Virginia's Democratic Governor Jim Justice speaks during a rally with U.S. President Donald Trump, where he announced that he is changing parties in Huntington, West Virginia U.S.

‘Such a policy would be flat wrong’

West Virginia Governor Asks Trump For A $4.5 Billion Coal Bailout

Politics | Jack Crowe
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - AUGUST 01: Jim Justice, owner of the Greenbrier Resort, speaks to the gallery after Stuart Appleby's victory at the Greenbrier Classic on August 1, 2010 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

‘A drop in the bucket to protect ourselves’

GOP Attacks Manchin After West Virginia Governor Switches Parties

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Sen. Joe Manchin (Credit: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Manchin continues to rub elbows with the likes of Chuck Schumer’

West Virginia Governor Switches To Republican -- ABC And NBC Couldn't Care Less

Politics | Amber Athey
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - AUGUST 01: Jim Justice, owner of the Greenbrier Resort, speaks to the gallery after Stuart Appleby's victory at the Greenbrier Classic on August 1, 2010 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

A list of the most stolen car models was apparently more important

West Va Flip Gives GOP Full Control Of 26 States

Politics | Ted Goodman
President Donald Trump opens his arms wide as supporters hold signs behind him. Shutterstock/Evan El-Amin.

Dems control six

'It's Time To Run Another Play' -- WV Governor Announces He Is Switching Parties

Politics | Amber Athey

He will become one of 34 Republican governors in America

West Virginia Democrat 'Excited' Trump Coming To His State

Politics | Thomas Phippen
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 09: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) speak to members of the press following a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on February 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. The senators met with Trump to discuss the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Our job is to fix things, not fight’

West Virginia Governor To Switch Teams To Join Trump

Politics | Phillip Stucky
U.S. President Donald Trump concludes his remarks about his proposed U.S. government effort against the street gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, to a gathering of federal, state and local law enforcement officials in Brentwood, New York, U.S. July 28, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX3DC56)

‘I’m excited’

'Deathly Serious': WV Gov Criticizes Congressional Baseball Game

Sports | Kent Strobl
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - AUGUST 01: Jim Justice, owner of the Greenbrier Resort, speaks to the gallery after Stuart Appleby's victory at the Greenbrier Classic on August 1, 2010 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

‘Isn’t that wrong?’

EXCLUSIVE: Jobs And Confidence Return To West Virginia Coal Country

Energy | Joseph Hammond
The massive Big John dragline works to reshape the rocky landscape in some of the last sections to be mined for coal at the Hobet site in Boone County, West Virginia, U.S. May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

‘I’m very optimistic’

Pro-Coal Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Refuses To Back Clinton

Energy | Chris White
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at Futuramic Tool & Engineering in Warren, Michigan August 11, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

‘her position on coal is diametrically, completely wrong in many, many different ways’

West Virginia DEMOCRATS Nominate Pro-Coal Billionaire To Run For Governor

Energy | Chris White
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

‘I’m not a politician. I’m a business guy that loves our state and loves you’

'Our Farming People': WV Democratic Gov Candidate Loves His Black Employees

Politics | J. Arthur Bloom

‘They don’t go out and pick cucumbers.’