Tag Archives: Missouri

Missouri GOP Battles Biden Admin On Gun Laws: We’re Defending Our People From “Federal Govt Overreach”

Fox News reports: Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and and state Attorney General (AG) Eric Schmitt fired back on Thursday after the Justice Department (DOJ) sent a warning to the state over Parson’s recent bill he said protects residents’ Second Amendment rights. In a letter sent Wednesday night, Justice officials said the U.S. Constitution’s Supremacy Clause outweighs the measure that Parson …

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GOP Senate Candidate And Wife Guilty On Gun Charges

The Associated Press reports: Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty to misdemeanor harassment and was fined $2,000. Her husband, Mark McCloskey, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault and was fined $750. Mark McCloskey, who announced in May that he was running for a U.S. Senate seat in Missouri, was unapologetic after the hearing. “I’d do it again,” he said from the courthouse …

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Missouri Gov To Sign Bill “Nullifying” Federal Gun Laws

The Kansas City Star reports: Missouri police will be barred from enforcing federal gun laws that regulate weapons registration, tracking and possession of firearms by some domestic violence offenders under a bill Gov. Mike Parson, a former sheriff, announced Thursday he will sign into law. Passage of the “Second Amendment Preservation Act” represents a victory for conservatives who have pushed …

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Cultist GOP Rep. Vicki Hartlzer Launches US Senate Bid

The Missouri Times reports: After months of speculation, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler jumped into the U.S. Senate race Thursday — becoming the first congressional official and woman to do so. Hartzler, 60, drew on her faith while criticizing President Joe Biden and “socialist Democrat policies” in her campaign speech. Hartzler joins Attorney General Eric Schmitt, former Gov. Eric Greitens, and attorney …

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GOP Missouri State Rep Accused Of Accepting “Sexual Favors” From Drunk Teenage Girl While On Duty As Cop

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: A Missouri lawmaker allegedly used his position as a cop to receive a “sexual favor” from an intoxicated teenage girl in 2015 and his boss, the Pike County sheriff, is accused of attempting to obstruct a probe as the deputy ran for a seat in the Legislature last year, the Post-Dispatch has learned. According to …

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MO Cultist Who Menaced BLM Launches US Senate Bid

The Kansas City Star reports: The St. Louis lawyer who brandished a firearm at Black Lives Matter protesters last year has officially entered the 2022 race for Missouri’s open Senate seat. Mark McCloskey tweeted he will have “a huge announcement” on Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s show Tuesday evening, but his Senate campaign website went live hours before the appearance. …

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Missouri Moves To Create Annual “Rush Limbaugh Day”

The Associated Press reports: The Missouri House on Thursday voted in favor of creating “Rush Limbaugh Day.” The GOP-led House tacked the provision on another bill, which then passed the chamber. The bill still needs Senate approval. The proposal is one of several pitched by Republican state lawmakers to honor the late Limbaugh every Jan. 12, his birthday. “Rush demonstrated …

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Man Who Menaced Activists May Run For US Senate

Politico reports: Mark McCloskey — the gun-toting St. Louis attorney who drew headlines last year for brandishing an assault rifle at Black Lives Matter protesters — says he’s looking at running for Missouri’s open Senate seat. “I can confirm that it’s a consideration, yes,” McCloskey said in a brief interview on Tuesday evening. In June 2020, McCloskey and his wife, …

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Guilfoyle Named Chair Of Greitens’ Senate Campaign

The Hill reports: Kimberly Guilfoyle, the former Fox News host and Trump campaign adviser, will serve as the national chair of Eric Greitens’s Senate campaign, a move that suggests the disgraced former Missouri governor is deepening his ties to former President Trump’s orbit. “Governor Greitens is a fighter who has stood with President Trump and has a proven record of …

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GOP State Rep Resigns Amid Child Abuse Allegations

Kansas City’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Missouri state lawmaker exiled from the House Republican caucus over accusations of sexually and physically abusing his children years ago on Tuesday said he will step down. Republican Rep. Rick Roeber in his resignation letter said he will resign Friday. He represents the 34th District in the Missouri House of Representatives. Roeber did …

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Cultist Missouri AG Eric Schmitt Launches Senate Bid

Politico reports: Missouri state Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced he’s running for Senate Wednesday, setting up a clash with former Gov. Eric Greitens as Republicans fight to hold the seat next year. Schmitt is the second Republican to enter the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Roy Blunt, who said earlier this month he would not seek a third term. …

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Disgraced Former Missouri Gov Enters Senate Race

NBC News reports: Former Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens, who resigned in 2018 amid sexual misconduct and campaign finance allegations, announced Monday that he is running for Senate next year. Framing himself as a “fighter” and a stalwart backer of former President Donald Trump, Greitens unveiled his campaign during an interview on Fox News. He played up his time as …

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Disgraced Former Missouri Gov May Seek Senate Seat

Politico reports: Disgraced former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is moving closer to a 2022 Senate bid, alarming top Republicans who worry he will jeopardize the party’s grip on the seat and imperil their prospects of seizing the majority. Greitens — who resigned in mid-2018, less than two years into his term, following allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman who …

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McCaskill On Roy Blunt Retiring: “I’ll Never Run Again”

Politico reports: The race to replace Blunt gives Trumpworld yet another opportunity to mold the GOP in the former president’s image. Looming large over the burgeoning primary battle is former Gov. Eric Greitens, who resigned in 2018 amid a torrent of personal and official scandal. But we’ve noticed Greitens reemerging in recent months, particularly on Trump-friendly media outlets, like Steve …

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GOP Sen. Roy Blunt Won’t Seek Reelection In 2022

Fox News reports: Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt announced Monday plans to retire from the Senate, saying he will not run for re-election in 2022. Blunt made the announcement in a video posted on YouTube. “After 14 general election victories — three to county office, seven to the United States House of Representatives, and four statewide elections — I won’t …

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MO Man Arrested For Death Threats Against Dem Reps

Via press release from the Justice Department: A Marionville, Missouri, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for threatening two members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Kenneth R. Hubert, 63, was charged in a three-count indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Mo., on Feb. 23, 2021. That indictment was unsealed and made …

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FBI Collars Woman Who Brandished Pelosi’s Office Sign

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: A woman from Franklin County has been accused of participating in last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol and triumphantly holding up a broken sign belonging to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Tipsters told the FBI they spotted Emily Hernandez in widely circulated pictures of rioters in and around the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, charging …

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Major Missouri Paper Demands Hawley’s Resignation

From the editorial board of the St. Louis Dispatch: Sen. Josh Hawley had the gall to stand before the Senate Wednesday night and feign shock, shock at what happened — hours after he had fist-pumped and cheered the rioters as they arrived on Capitol Hill. Hawley’s tardy, cover-his-ass condemnation of the violence ranks at the top of his substantial list …

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MO Health Official Resigns Due To Threats By Cultists

“I’ve had strange cars driving back and forth past my house. I get threatening messages from people saying they’re watching me. “They followed my family to the park and took pictures of my kids. How insane is that? “I know it’s my job to be out front talking about the importance of public health — educating people, keeping them safe. …

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Poll Worker Knew COVID+ Status And Has Since Died

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: An election judge supervisor who had tested positive for COVID-19 broke quarantine, worked on Election Day and has since died, St. Charles County health officials said Thursday. The supervisor, who was not named, received a positive test from a private lab on Oct. 30, the health department said. The lab told the supervisor to quarantine …

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