Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) “is declining to block from the November ballot three initiatives that could boost Democratic turnout in the midterm,” the Washington Examiner reports.
“Greitens faces possible impeachment in the Republican-controlled state legislature over twin scandals involving an extramarital affair and mismanagement of a charity. But the governor is defiant, and in a move interpreted as a shot at Republicans demanding his resignation, he is choosing not to exercise his authority to shift a trio of popular Democratic initiatives to the August primary.”
“Republicans fret that the initiatives will supercharge Democratic turnout in the midterm, providing a lift to Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO).”Save to Favorites