Sunday, October 22, 2017

Missouri AG Josh Hawley Senate Hopeful Mired In GOP Alt-Right Vs. Establishment Battle

Like it or not, some contend that an Inter-party struggle for power might distract a Missouri Republican newbie from his fight to replace Sen. Claire McCaskill:

Mitch McConnell's No. 1 Recruit Josh Hawley Refuses to Back McConnell for Majority Leader - Breitbart

Former White House chief strategist and Breitbart News chief executive Steve Bannon reportedly remains very interested in recruiting Hawley in his war against the establishment, which includes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). McConnell reportedly first urged Hawley to run for the 2018 midterms. Josh Holmes, McConnell's former chief of staff, said that Hawley was one of the establishment Republicans' first choices for the 2018 midterm election.