Don Blankenship Defends Racial Slur 'Chinaperson' With More Racism
Don Blankenship Defends Racial Slur 'Chinaperson' With More Racism
Don Blankenship Releases New Ad Attacking Mitch McConnell's 'China Family' [VIDEO]
08 May, 2018, 02:17
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Blankenship recently served annually in prison on a misdemeanor conviction for conspiring to violate Parliament safety legislation, connected into a explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in 2010 that murdered 2-9 miners.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, left, laid out a plan to have the former coal baron Don Blankenship disqualified from Tuesday's Republican Senate primary.
McConnell's wife is U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, whose parents are originally from China.
West Virginia GOP Senate candidate Don Blankenship has amped up the xenophobic rhetoric with his latest campaign ad.
Donald Trump Jr. added his voice to the race today, urging West Virginians to vote wisely "reject Blankenship".
But he appeared to double down in an ad attacking McConnell further and using more terms that some in the media are calling racist.
Recent polling has Blankenship with only 12 percent support in the three-way race, though 39 percent of voters said they were undecided.
As of mid-April, Blankenship has put $3.5 million of his own money into the campaign, has only received $2,000 in campaign checks and has spent $2.8 million, according to federal campaign finance disclosures. "China family" ad racist by claiming he's "never used a race word".
West Virginia was considered a Democratic stronghold during the 20th century.
A spokesman for the Senate GOP's most powerful super PAC has declined to confirm or deny a connection to Mountain Families PAC, an organization that has invested more than $700,000 attacking Blankenship on television. "They are calling me a bigot, a moron, a despicable character, and mentally ill".
Blankenship coined the "Cocaine Mitch" nickname earlier this week, saying it was because of a 2014 article in The Nation reporting cocaine was found on a ship belonging to McConnell's father-in-law's company. We have worked closely with the President. Chao, he said, is "from China, so we have to be really concerned that we are in truth" putting America's interests first.
Blankenship said in a statement Thursday that the establishment is doing everything it can to keep Manchin in office.
Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., tweeted Thursday that he thinks a Blankenship nomination guarantees another Manchin term.
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