The Wichita Eagle reports:
Kansas Senate Republicans ousted Sen. Gene Suellentrop as majority leader Friday — the first major political penalty paid by the Wichita Republican after he was charged with leading police on a drunken wrong-way chase down Interstate 70.
The extraordinary vote by the GOP caucus marked an all-out attempt by senators to separate themselves from Suellentrop, who has become politically toxic amid revelations he allegedly taunted a police officer after his arrest and had a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit.
Read the full article. Yesterday it was revealed that Suellentrop called the arresting cop “donut boy” and threatened to “take him.”