Latest False Fact-checks in West Virginia West Virginia Republican Party stated on April 5, 2019 in a tweet: "West Virginia spends more tax dollars on public education than all but 13 other states and the District of Columbia." Andrew Byrd stated on February 25, 2019 in a legislative debate: "The states that have passed (campus carry laws) have seen enrollment drop significantly." Patrick Morrisey stated on October 13, 2018 in a campaign ad: Says Joe Manchin "supported Obama and Clinton's campaigns to kill coal jobs." E. Gordon Gee stated on September 20, 2018 in an interview with the Daily Athenaeum: In public approval, "the press is rated right now below that of Congress, and that is very low; it’s in the single digits." Joe Manchin stated on September 16, 2018 in remarks at a teachers' rally: West Virginia has "more veterans per capita" than any state. Joe Manchin stated on September 14, 2018 in tweet: Says Patrick Morrisey undertook "efforts to put educators in jail."