ジョンウッド, 前1月 6 委員会調査員, ミズーリ州で独立した上院入札を開始

ジョンウッド, 1月を調査するハウスセレクト委員会の元上級調査員 6 米国議会議事堂への攻撃, 水曜日にミズーリ州で独立した上院キャンペーンを開始, を呼びかける “commonsense alternativeto the field of Republican and Democratic candidates.

Missouri voters deserve better than the divisive, extreme choices they are being given by the two major parties in this race,” Wood said in a statement.
Missouri deserves better. Missouri needs another option,” Wood added. “Missouri is at a crossroads, and my candidacy offers a commonsense alternative to the crazy extremes both parties are offering in this race.
    Independent candidates have typically struggled to gain support, but Wood, who calls himself a “保守的” そして “life-long” 共和党, could face a unique situation in the red state if former Gov. Eric Greitens wins the GOP Senate nomination.
      に 2018, Greitens resigned from office amid allegations of sexual misconduct. 今年, Greitensex-wife alleged he was physically abusive toward his children FacebookWatchの主演; Greitens has denied the allegations. The leading Senate Republican candidate also recently drew criticism for releasing a video calling to hunt down RINOS, または “Republicans in Name Only.
        I am eager to launch this campaign focused on unifying our state and country rather than the extremist, even violent vision of the likely nominees for both parties,” said Wood in his statement. “I’m in this race to win it and am confident in our path to victory in November.
        Wood also benefits from the support of a powerful ally, former Missouri GOP Sen. John Danforth, who set up a Super PAC, Missouri Stands United, to back him. Danforth did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
          Before joining the House panel, Wood worked as general counsel for the US Chamber of Commerce, US attorney for the Western District of Missouri, and in private practice. He previously served in a number of high-ranking roles in the George W. ブッシュ政権: chief of staff to Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, deputy general counsel at the Office of Management and Budget, and counselor to Attorney General John Ashcroft. He also clerked for US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and worked as a staffer for Danforth in the early 1990s.
            To qualify for the November 8 投票用紙, Wood must submit 10,000 signatures to the Missouri secretary of state’s office by August 1.
            Besides Greitens, US Reps. Vicky Hartzler and Billy Long, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, 州セン. Dave Schatz, とセント. Louis lawyer Mark McCloskey are all vying for the Senate GOP nomination. The top Missouri Senate Democratic candidates include US Marine veteran Lucas Kunce, Anheuser-Busch beer heiress Trudy Busch Valentine and St. Louis businessman Spencer Toder.

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