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In Beckley visit, Morrisey looking for a Trump bump

By JESSICA FARRISH

The Register-Herald

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, right, who is running for U.S. Senate, speaks with Summit Supply, Inc., President Charles McCormick at their shop in Beckley on Wednesday.
(Register-Herald photo by Chris Jackson)

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A local business owner of Summit Supply Inc. on Ragland Road greeted West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey on Wednesday during a late-stage campaign appearance by the Republican nominee seeking to unseat Sen. Joe Manchin.

After the tour, Morrissey told reporters that President Donald Trump, who will be in West Virginia later this week to campaign for him, anticipates impeachment proceedings if Democrats gain control of Congress. Morrissey also said the future of the republic is at stake.

“We’re pretty excited about (Trump) coming, because every time Trump’s come, we’ve been able to get a boost in the polls,” Morrissey said.

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