President Donald Trump is taking shots at Democratic Sen.
Another Senate candidate, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R), lauded Trump for several achievements, including "focusing on the opioid epidemic with a laser beam".
President Trump is holding a roundtable on tax reform.
"And remember my opening remarks at Trump Tower when I opened, everyone said, 'Ah, he was so tough, '" Trump said of his campaign announcement.
"If you look at your senator, Joe, he voted against [tax cuts]", Trump said to a smattering of boos from the West Virginia crowd.
In his own remarks, the President highlighted the tax legislation, but spent time talking about some of the other policies he's pursuing to boost West Virginia's economy. "And yesterday it came out where this journey coming up, women are raped at levels that nobody has ever seen before".
Before moving on to those impacted by tax cuts, the state's political leadership represented on stage took turns praising the president and the tax cuts.
Trump suggested a troop number after attending a tax cut event in which he he gave remarks on just about everything but taxes, including unproven claims of voter fraud and alleged migrant violence.
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Two of the companies were Elkins-based banks, Citizens Bank of West Virginia and Davis Trust Company.
Elizabeth Lilly told Trump that their tax savings had now averaged out to some $3,500 and that it has enabled the family to travel across the state in support of their daughter who has joined an archery team. "Millions and millions of people".
"In many places, like California, the same person votes many times", Trump said".
While Trump went off script, the attendees -an assemblage of state politicians, local business owners, workers and families - stayed dutifully on task, talking about how the tax cuts have helped them. "They always like to say that's a conspiracy theory".
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said she had been working with governors of the southwest border states to develop agreements on where and how many Guardsmen will be deployed.
Nielsen says the administration wants the National Guard's help providing surveillance along the border and maintenance for border patrol vehicles and aircraft to free up law enforcement assets for securing the border.
In a Thursday morning tweet, the president credits "the strong immigration laws of Mexico and their willingness to use them".
Trump adds that "Border crossings are at a still UNACCEPTABLE 46 year low".