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Betting on Trump: Coal | FRONTLINE

What do Trump’s economic promises to the coal industry mean to voters in West Virginia?

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Twelve thousand mining jobs have disappeared in the state over the last few years — and 70 percent of the vote went to Trump. One former coal miner says, “I’ve been a registered Democrat all my life, but I crossed over this year. I voted for Donald Trump, because he promised to help the coal miner.”

For more, explore the full “Betting on Trump” series from FRONTLINE, Marketplace and PBS NewsHour:
Betting on Trump: Jobs (Erie, Pennsylvania) http://bit.ly/2kX2eSD
Betting on Trump: Water (California’s Central Valley) http://bit.ly/2lkJBIS

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