Author: Warren Sterling

Fact-check: Did the United States Recently Become the No. 1 Energy Producer in the World?

Energy production — particularly coal production — has long been an integral part of West Virginia’s economy. During the 2016 presidential campaign, President Donald Trump vowed to send coal miners back to work and end the regulations on carbon emissions sought by President Barack Obama. Coal-producing states, particularly West Virginia, […]

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West Virginia GOP Tweet Correct About Job Growth

President Donald Trump often touts job growth on his watch as one of his top accomplishments in office. State Republican party organizations have followed his lead. The West Virginia Republican Party tweeted on Aug. 8, 2018, that “the American economy is continuing its longest monthly streak of job growth in history, with […]

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