Show-Me Jeff City House Speaker Dean Plocher Drama Almost Explained

We have to admit our ignorance on this issue . . . But it's becoming a big deal amongst our Jeff City friends.

It's prog blog coverage but we pulled this helpful quote that offers a bit of perspective . . .

"House Speaker Dean Plocher, a Republican from Des Peres who last week announced he was running for lieutenant governor, chalked up the situation to “administrative errors,” vowing to review all of his expenses and reimburse any money he was wrongly paid over the years.

"He began writing checks to the House last week, and has thus far paid back nearly $4,000.

"But even as he tried to move past the controversy by declaring the 'sideshows and political spectacle must end so we can get back to doing the important work Missourians expect of us,' Plocher began lashing out at GOP officials who criticized his conduct."

Read more via link . . .

Embattled Missouri House speaker lashes out at GOP detractors as new critics emerge * Missouri Independent

House Speaker Dean Plocher took to social media on Tuesday to hit back at Republicans criticizing him over false expense reports.