Kansas GOP Feigns Excitement Over Derek Schmidt Bid For Congress

A dispute betwixt Republicans . . . Or the bland leading the bland . . . Here are the basics:

Former Attorney General Derek Schmidt, a Republican from Independence, served 12 years as the state’s attorney general before running for governor in 2022. He lost the statewide race by two percentage points to Democratic incumbent Gov. Laura Kelly. Schmidt said President Joe Biden has “unleashed a dangerous agenda” and that conservatives “need to stand up and fight back.” He said the country was better off under Donald Trump, who endorsed Schmidt in 2022.

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Derek Schmidt announces run for Congress, pays tribute to Donald Trump and MAGA * Kansas Reflector

Former Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Friday he would run for the congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner.