Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2020-11-21 01:41:07 –
Charleston, West Virginia (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has dismissed Governor Jim Justice’s claim that he cannot force the Governor to live in the state capital.
The High Court said Friday that it could proceed with proceedings over his place of residence.
The Republican governor defends living in Lewisberg, even though the state constitution states that the governor “lives in government seats” in Charleston.
The judge wrote that the court had the right to force the Governor of the Republican Party to comply with the Constitution.
Judiciary attorneys had previously argued that the issue was a political issue outside the jurisdiction of the court.
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