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GOP Candidate for PA Governor Mastriano Paid $5,000 to the Website Used by the Tree of Life Shooter

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Republican candidate for governor, Doug Mastriano, is courting votes on the platform Gab. WESA’s Oliver Morrison reports that this is the same site that the Tree of Life synagogue shooter used in 2018.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/courts-justice/2022-07-13/gop-candidate-for-pa-governor-mastriano-paid-5-000-to-the-website-used-by-the-tree-of-life-shooter

(Original air-date: 7/19/22)

Oliver Morrison is a general assignment reporter at WESA. He previously covered education, environment and health for PublicSource in Pittsburgh and, before that, breaking news and weekend features for the Wichita Eagle in Kansas. He started his career in New York reporting for local and national publications like City Limits and The Atlantic. He taught English and theater in the Arkansas Delta for seven years before switching careers in 2013. Oliver is a graduate of Deep Springs College, the University of Oxford and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.