Trump "Stumping" For Morrisey and Against Senator Manchin; President Says He's Coming Back Soon!

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 25, 2018

CHARLESTON – President Donald Trump made another visit to West Virginia last Tuesday as the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to ease carbon emission limitations on power plants.

The EPA’s new Affordable Clean Energy plan, or ACE, replaces the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. It would allow states to set rules for how much carbon dioxide can be emitted from existing coal-fueled power plants. It was introduced Aug. 21 by acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler.

“We love clean, beautiful West Virginia coal,” Trump said Tuesday night during his rally in Charleston. “We love it.”

He also said the plan would “help our coal-fired power plants and save everybody billions and billions of dollars.”

The primary purpose of Trump’s visit was to promote state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s campaign for U.S. Senate against incumbent Joe Manchin. Morrisey led the court challenge against the Clean Power Plan.

Morrisey hailed the proposed rule as a “victory for coal miners” and “a crucial step in restoring law and order” from federal overreach.

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