Most of Missouri’s potential Republican candidates for governor expressed opposition Thursday to raising taxes for transportation funding, as they gathered under the same tent with other politicians to shake hands with voters at the Missouri State Fair.
“I have a hard time envisioning him as president of the United States. And I don’t think I’m along in that. I think most Americans have a hard time envisioning him president of the United States,” McCaskill says.
Republicans said they felt it was inappropriate while issues were still being debated in Springfield.
The GOP-sponsored measure would set up a system for some Missouri residents with specific illnesses and a doctor’s approval to obtain and use marijuana legally in the state.
If moderate Republicans can coalesce around a candidate to challenge Catherine Hanaway, it would be a major challenge to the Conservative dominants of the state Republican Party that’s lasted for years.
Hancock says he’s “stunned and bewildered” by what he feels is a smear campaign against him being spear-headed by former U.S. Sen. John Danforth, Tom Schweich’s political mentor.
David Humphreys, in a signed affidavit, says John Hancock made the statement in a “negative” way.
Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock was a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show this morning, speaking for the first time regarding allegations that he made remarks contributing to the apparent suicide of State Auditor Tom Schweich.
Hancock will be a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show at 9 a.m. on KMOX.
House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.