Tag: Kentucky

In the Heart of Trump Country, His Base’s Faith is Unshaken

SANDY HOOK, Ky. (AP) — The regulars amble in before dawn and claim their usual table, the one next to an old box television playing the news on mute. Despite the president’s dismal approval ratings and lethargic legislative achievements, he remains profoundly popular here in these mountains, a region so badly battered by the collapse of the coal industry it became the symbolic heart of Trump’s white working-class base.

EXCLUSIVE: American Eyewitness Account of Paris Terrorist Attack

“I was walking down the Champs-Elysee around 9 pm with my wife and three sons, and I stopped to buy a rose for my wife. We were ten feet away from a person dressed in black garb when all of a sudden I heard a sudden burst of shots. It sounded like about 8 bullets,” John Finney, an American from Paintsville, Kentucky, told Breitbart News in an exclusive phone interview.