Three-Way Speaker 2023…

One Republican representative sees the Speaker 2023 “becoming an arms race.”  They note that in addition to David Gregory’s fundraising tear, Rep. Cody Smith is headlining a $25,000 regional event in Joplin for HRCC, and Rep. Dean Plocher had double the cash on hand of any freshman ($60K) last quarter. If you’re looking at money, it’s a 3 person race right now.

One reader asked: in this Amendment 2 world, what will they do with all this money?  Maybe start PACs or spending it in independent expenditures.  Or just write a fat check to HRCC to show their commitment to the caucus…

 

Originally in April 4 MOScout.