Missouri AG Eric Schmitt launches US Senate bid, sets up primary fight with Greitens

WASHINGTON – For the second time in three days, a Missouri Republican went on Fox News to launch a bid for U.S. Senate. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt formally declared his candidacy Wednesday on “Fox & Friends,” known as the favorite morning show of former President Donald Trump. It sets up a GOP primary match-up between Schmitt, the state’s top law enforcement official, and former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who resigned from office three years ago in the face of multiple scandals. It’s no accident that both men chose the conservative news channel as the platform to announce their c…

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