Donald Trump’s relationship with Virginia visualized

by | Apr 17, 2017 | VIRGINIA POLITICS

​President Donald Trump has had a complex history with Virginia… Over the years, he ​has ​made campaign contributions to Virginia politicians, including Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and bought a golf course and vineyard in the state.

But Virginia voters favored Hillary Clinton over Trump in last fall’s presidential election, and Virginia sued Trump over his travel ban affecting several Muslim countries.​

Here is a timeline by CNS reporter Jessica Nolte about Trump’s interactions with Virginia.​

Graphic by VCU CNS reporter Jessica Nolte



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