West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin endorses Justice for governor - WTRF 7 News Sports Weather - Wheeling Steubenville

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin endorses Justice for governor

Posted: Updated:

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has endorsed Jim Justice in the West Virginia gubernatorial race.

Justice's campaign announced the endorsement Wednesday.

Justice, the owner of The Greenbrier resort, is running in the May 10 Democratic primary against former U.S. attorney Booth Goodwin and state Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler.

Manchin, a Democrat, was West Virginia's governor when Justice bought The Greenbrier out of bankruptcy in 2009.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly