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Maryland Officials Hope State Won’t Suffer Under Trump Administration

November 15th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

A week ago today, President-elect Donald Trump found little support in Maryland, where even the Republican governor disavowed him. Now Maryland officials hope long-running benefits from the state's proximity to the nation's capital won't suffer under a Trump administration. Maryland has long benefited from federal grants, agency headquarters and other federal largesse. Its suburbs are populated with federal workers uncertain about their jobs if the new president cuts back amid promises to "drain the swamp" of Washington. Between Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland Democrats, if there's any place where a state's power structure didn't support Trump, it's Maryland.  Baltimore County Delegate and Maryland Republican Party Executive Director Joe Cluster said it’s unfortunate that only the rural parts of the state supported Trump…





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