Governor Eric Greitens:
Some have called into question Governor Greitens and his staff members using an app that deletes messages after they are received.
- Greitens’ penchant for secrecy goes digital with messaging app that leaves no trace. (Kansas City Star)
- Gov. Eric Greitens is making Hillary Clinton look like a secrecy amateur. (Kansas City Star)
Yesterday while Al Franken was addressing the senate about his resignation, there were some that were moved.
- 'Ready?': Democratic senators and staffers shed tears during Al Franken's resignation speech. (Washington Examiner)
Democrats are saying that their motivation behind asking Al Franken to step down was so they could try to regain the moral high-ground.
- Why Franken Had to Go. (Slate)
His speech felt a little self-serving and insincere.
- Al Franken isn't sorry. (The Week)
Arizona Representative was asked by Paul Ryan to step down from his seat after it was revealed he asked his female staff if they would be a surrogate for he and his wife.
- Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, who asked staffers if they would bear his child as a surrogate, says he will resign. (Washington Post)
- Rep. Trent Franks to resign after discussing surrogacy with female staffers. (Politico)
The Democrat in Roy Moore's election, Doug Jones, was passing out campaign flyers that said... “Think if a black man went after high school girls anyone would try to make him a senator?” People are very confused about what that message means.
Legislation has been filed in Missouri's capitol for 2018 to deal with service animals. Official summary: Revises the definition of "service dog" to include animals that provide support or therapeutic functions for individuals with psychiatric or mental disabilities
It seems like we are hearing more and more stories about service animals going crazy.
- Airline: 'Emotional support' pig kicked off flight for being disruptive. (CNN)
- Dog goes wild at Cats: Service pooch belonging to member of audience charges after Broadway actress during musical's opening number Jellicle. (Daily Mail)
The "sore loser bill" has been filed for 2018. Official summary: Modifies provisions for write-in and independent candidates.