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Gov. Justice to hold 2 p.m. Friday news conference that will be streamed live

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice will hold a 2 p.m. Friday news conference. The news conference will be streamed live at wchstv.com. (WCHS/WVAH)

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, who created national headlines Thursday by announcing his plans for a Democrat-to-Republican switch, will hold a news conference Friday.

The 2 p.m. news conference will be streamed on the player below.

At President Donald Trump’s rally in Huntington, the governor announced that on Monday he will change his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican, saying he could no longer “help you anymore being a Democrat governor.”

No more details were offered in the advisory about the governor’s news conference will be. During his remarks at Trump’s rally, Justice said he had been at the Oval Office twice recently to discuss an idea he had on coal and manufacturing. It is unclear whether the news conference could be related to that topic.

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