St. Louis’s Fox News affiliate reports:
Missouri Governor Mike Parson has pardoned a pair of St. Louis attorneys who drew international fame and infamy for waving guns at protesters outside their Central West End home last year. The pardons were issued on Friday, July 30, but announced Tuesday.
Mark and Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty to misdemeanors for the June 2020 incident. Mark pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault. His wife pleaded guilty to harassment The weapons they brandished were destroyed as a condition of their pleas.
The McCloskeys emerged as celebrities in conservative circles and gave a pre-taped address during the 2020 Republican National Convention. Mark McCloskey has since declared himself a Republican candidate for the US Senate from Missouri in the wake of the incident.
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