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Behind the Headlines – After controversial posts by 2 Missouri legislators, what will happen next?

St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jason Rosenbaum
Alex Heuer | St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jason Rosenbaum

On Friday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh spoke with St. Louis Public Radio political reporter Jason Rosenbaum about the ongoing fallout and what might happen after controversial comments made by a Democratic and Republican state legislator.

State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal made a Facebook comment wishing for President Donald Trump’s assassination.

State Rep. Warren Love commented that people who damage Confederate statues should be found and hanged from a tree.

Much is unknown about the fate of the two legislators but Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced he would not call a special session next week to coincide with a veto session planned for next week.

Listen to the discussion for more and check out the most recent Politically Speaking Podcast for an in-depth look at these recent political happenings.


St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region. St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and producers Mary EdwardsAlex Heuer and Kelly Moffitt give you the information you need to make informed decisions and stay in touch with our diverse and vibrant St. Louis region.

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