Patrick Morrisey projected to win West Virginia primary

State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is projected to become the Republican challenger to Sen. Joe Manchin III
1:16 | 05/09/18

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We have some breaking news right now Rick don't interrupt you but Patrick Morrissey is now one of the West Virginia primary the attorney general here in the state coming out on top this is a big headline. And this is the person that Don Blankenship just said he would not supply he just over the weekend Patrick Morrissey did which seems to me like an act of desperation where he appealed. Actually two Blankenship probation officer back in Nevada that's right and he said look use the this guy violate his probation by not doing its financial disclosures. That's him he didn't look like remarkable leading candidate what is so what you're doing that at the last minute or puts in the headline reminding voters of any chance they don't know. That he is a liberal but till tonight sure it may be at the end maybe it works out for an eight maybe he's able to cast itself was the guy the law enforcement guy the attorney general he doesn't get the blanket of endorsement anytime soon but maybe put him about. Lives Joseph Manchin. Knows that this is gonna be tight race he is geared up for it already Democrats spank hugely in this race the reed former fox five million dollars from outside democratic groups already depending on how you look at the numbers. Senator Joseph Manchin told me today he's expecting outside Democrat groups to radiant twenty million dollars to keep him keep his seat they're expecting a total of sixty million dollars. Across the board will be sent on this spent on this one race a lot it's going to be a fight until the very end.

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