During a Capitol Hill meeting with GOP senators Tuesday, President Trump mentions a state he may move to after his run as president is over.
Lisa Mascaro of The Associated Press tweeted:
Trump told GOP senators he likes WVa so much he might one day move there.
— Lisa Mascaro (@LisaMascaro) May 15, 2018
It was pointed out by Sahil Kapur of Bloomberg that Trump's love for West Virginia not surprising, as he was elected by the state over Hillary Clinton by a huge margin.
The president won West Virginia by 42 points — his largest victory margin of any state. He likes people who like him. https://t.co/9hlTZX7W6s
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) May 15, 2018
Still others were skeptical (for good reason) that the New York billionaire would move to such a small and quite state.
I’d take the under on this. https://t.co/yrNSOuQ74w
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) May 15, 2018
This was a frequent line from the campaign trail from places that he will never, ever live. https://t.co/OQglmq4uJo
— Ben White (@morningmoneyben) May 15, 2018
It was pointed out by Steven Dennis of Bloomberg that there was another wealthy businessman who moved to West Virginia.
Senator Rockefeller once told me he moved to West Virginia to get away from billionaires etc. https://t.co/oxzvN2lp82
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) May 15, 2018
It was pointed out by reporter Matthew Zeitlin that West Virginia may have some competition from Iowa when it comes to Trump's post-presidency residence.
Trump on the night of the Iowa caucus: "I think I might come back here and buy a farm, I love it." https://t.co/tUR5gPDzsf
— Matthew Zeitlin (@MattZeitlin) May 15, 2018