Republicans including Vice President Mike Pence push Missouri AG to challenge McCaskill
( CNN) Calls for Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley to enter one of 2018 ‘s marquee Senate races increased over the weekend with Vice President Mike Pence reaching out to encourage him to challenge Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Pence called Hawley over the weekend to encourage him to enter the hasten, a spokesman for Hawley confirmed to CNN. The vice president met a chorus of foremost Missouri Republicans who have been publicly pushing Hawley to run.
“Josh “ve spoken to” Vice President Pence this weekend and has been get a great deal of encouragement to pas, ” spokesman Scott Paradise said in a statement. “He is leaving the hasten further consideration. Josh has also received entitles from others interested in operating and he is letting them know of his decision to consider the race.”
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