Two GOPers Temporarily Replace Impeached WV Supreme Court Justices

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two Republican politicians will serve as temporary justices on the West Virginia Supreme Court after a group of judicial stand-ins on Monday rejected petitions challenging their appointments to replace two departed justices.

The court turned back challenges by two lawyers to the appointments of U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins and ex-House speaker Tim Armstead. The court said “there is no clear right to the relief sought.”

The actions come as the state’s high court has...

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