Eric Schmitt on Vaccine Mandates: Biden ‘doesn’t respect the rule of law’

Eric Schmitt on Vaccine Mandates: Biden ‘doesn’t respect the rule of law’

Joins ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ to discuss SCOTUS decision on vaccine mandate, the Biden Administration’s lawlessness, and what’s at stake in the Missouri Senate Race

ST. LOUIS, MO –  Missouri Attorney General and US Senate candidate Eric Schmitt this week joined Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo on ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ to discuss last week’s historic win at the Supreme Court against the private employer federal vaccine mandate, how the fight continues against government overreach, and what’s at stake in the 2022 Missouri Senate race. Read highlights of AG’s Schmitt’s interview below.

On the win against vaccine mandates for hardworking Americans at the Supreme Court, AG Schmitt said: 

“It is a big win. It’s a big win for workers. It’s big win for the Constitution. It’s a big win for rule of law and individual freedom. People should be able to make these decisions themselves without being fired. OSHA was created to make sure forklifts beep when they back up, not force the medical procedure on eighty plus million Americans. That’s a big win. I also think it stands for a much larger proposition that these agencies — we cannot let them run wild here. You can’t try to fit an elephant and a mouse hole as one of the justices said. We can’t cede this much authority to the federal government. America has been the freest country in the history of the world. We believe in individual rights. We believe that when we spread out the power among the branches, we protect individual freedom. For those reasons, I think it’s a big win last week in the courts.”

On the Biden Administration’s lawlessness, AG Schmitt said: 

It should come as no surprise, which is why AG’s like me and others across the country, have fought so hard to protect people’s individual rights from a president that first wants to bulldoze the separation of powers and doesn’t respect the rule of law. By the way, this is the same administration that sicking the FBI on parents who are showing up to school board meetings in this country. This is about power and control, it always has been. It’s not about data or science, it’s about power and control, command and control. The left wants to make sure that they have an administrative state that issues these edicts and people have to follow. But thankfully, we live in the country where the rule of law still matters. A system of federalism where the states created the federal government, to be a government of limited powers. We’re going to continue to fight back and push back against this president who doesn’t respect the rule of law.

On what’s at stake in the 2022 Missouri Senate race, AG Schmitt said:

“Look, it’s a 50/50 Senate — there’s a lot at stake here. I think, the future of the Senate, if we’re going to have a majority, runs right through the Show Me State. You look and see what’s happening in Washington D.C. right now, Maria. You’ve got the Democrats, who control all the levers of power, who want to federalize our elections, add states to the union, pack the Supreme Court – we need proven conservative fighters that are going to go up there and stand for the rule of law. There’s a couple candidates in the race, quite frankly, that would take it from a top ten to a top five race. We cannot lose the seat. We need folks who are going to fight. That’s been my record – I’ve stood by President Trump and the America First agenda. I’ve taken a blowtorch to the Biden agenda and we are winning. We need reinforcements right now in Washington D.C. to save America. I’m very grateful for the support. We’ve gotten record fundraising support from Missourians. We are going to continue to fight back, and again, take that same fighting spirit to the United States Senate.”

Nationally-Syndicated Conservative Radio Host, National Bestselling Author, and Missouri-Native Dana Loesch Endorses Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate

Nationally-Syndicated Conservative Radio Host, National Bestselling Author, and Missouri-Native Dana Loesch Endorses Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate

ST. LOUIS – Dana Loesch, one of the leading conservative voices in America and a Missouri native, today endorsed Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt for the United States Senate.  Loesch, host of The Dana Show, national best-selling author and the No. 1 nationally-syndicated female talk radio host in the country, said Eric Schmitt is the best candidate in Missouri to fight for her home state’s conservative values in the United States Senate.

“Missouri holds a special place in my heart, and my home state would be well-served with Eric Schmitt fighting for our conservative values as its next United States Senator,” Dana Loesch said.  “Eric Schmitt is a conservative fighter who knows what’s at stake for our country.  Most importantly, he’s a conservative fighter who knows how to win as we’ve seen in his actions as Missouri’s attorney general and throughout his public service.  Whether its fighting to protect our southern border from illegal immigration, defending our Second Amendment freedoms or ending tyrannically power grabs by local, state and federal governments, Missourians can trust Eric Schmitt to defend our freedoms in the United States Senate. I am asking conservatives in Missouri and across the country to join me in supporting Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate in the fight to save America.”
 
“For years, Dana Loesch has been on the front lines as a leading national voice for conservative values on so many critical issues including her fierce defense of our Second Amendment freedoms,” said Attorney General Eric Schmitt.  “Dana is a fighter who understands our God-given individual freedoms are what makes our country a beacon of hope – and that all of it is at risk if we do not stand up to the petty tyrants on the left who want more power, more control, and less freedom for Americans.  Everyone who knows Dana knows she never backs down from a fight, and I am honored to have her standing with me in my campaign for the United States Senate.”
 
Dana Loesch is the number one nationally-syndicated female talk radio host in the country and hosts her award-winning show, The Dana Show.  A Missouri native, Dana is the author of three books, the national best-seller Hands Off My Gun: Defeating the Plot to Disarm America which turned the tide in the gun control debate, Flyover Nation: You Can’t Run a Country You’ve Never Been To, which predicted the coastal-flyover divide and sentiment that decided the 2016 election, and Grace Canceled: How Outrage is Destroying Lives, Ending Debate, and Endangering Democracy.
 
For more information go to SchmittForSenate.com@EricSchmitt and @Schmitt4Senate on Twitter, and SchmittForSenate on Facebook. 

ICYMI: Americans for Prosperity endorses Eric Schmitt for US Senate

ICYMI: Americans for Prosperity endorses Eric Schmitt for US Senate

ST. LOUIS, MO – Today, Missouri US Senate candidate Eric Schmitt was endorsed by Americans for Prosperity Action. Throughout his service to the people of Missouri, Eric has been a conservative champion for freedom and individual liberty.

“I am honored to receive the endorsement from Americans for Prosperity in my campaign for US Senate,” said Missouri US Senate candidate Eric Schmitt. “During my time as state Senator and Attorney General, I was proud to stand alongside AFP in some of the toughest fights to empower and preserve the American Dream in Missouri. As Senator, I will continue to fight for the American Dream every single day and be a steadfast advocate for lower taxes, less government regulation and economic prosperity for all.”

“Eric Schmitt knows what matters to Missouri, and he has a record we can trust. Throughout his service, Schmitt took action to help Missouri families keep more of what they earn, brought transparency, and accountability to government spending, and fought against counterproductive overregulation every step of the way,” said Americans for Prosperity, Missouri Senior Advisor, Jeremy Cady. “The reckless policies we’re seeing in Washington could stifle economic growth for generations if we don’t have a strong voice pushing back against this fiscal and regulatory insanity. Eric Schmitt is the proven leader we need to stand against Washington’s endless cradle-to-grave expansion of the federal government and rally support for a better alternative — one that empowers people, not politicians. We are excited to throw the full weight of our grassroots army behind Eric Schmitt now through Election Day.”

In their first round of midterm endorsements last month, Americans for Prosperity announced their support for incumbent Senator Mike Lee (R-UT). 

For more information go to SchmittForSenate.com@Eric_Schmitt and @Schmitt4Senate on Twitter, and SchmittForSenate on Facebook.

President Trump’s Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Endorses Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate

President Trump’s Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Endorses Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate

ST. LOUIS – President Donald J. Trump’s top law enforcement official endorsed Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt for the United States Senate.  

Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Attorney General Schmitt is the one candidate who can be counted on to defend the rule of law, support law enforcement and fight for Missouri’s conservative values.

“In President Trump’s Justice Department, we knew we could count on Eric Schmitt to support law and order, law enforcement and the rule of law,” said Matthew Whitaker who served as Acting Attorney General of the United States. “As a top law enforcement official in the Trump administration, I saw firsthand his commitment to keeping Missourians safe by taking action to fight violent crime, backing our police with resources and support, and establishing unprecedented cooperation between law enforcement agencies to protect and serve our communities.  Eric Schmitt has my full support in his campaign for U.S. Senate and I encourage Missourians to send him there to represent law and order and conservative values.”

As Missouri’s Attorney General, Eric Schmitt worked closely with Missouri’s U.S. Attorneys and the U.S. Department of Justice on anti-crime initiatives including Operation Legend, which ushered in a surge of federal agents to the state to help stop violent crime.

For more information go to SchmittForSenate.com@Eric_Schmitt and @Schmitt4Senate on Twitter, and SchmittForSenate on Facebook.

Schmitt for Senate Breaks Fundraising Record With $2 Million Haul — No Missouri Republican US Senate Candidate Has Raised More in First Two Quarters

Schmitt for Senate Breaks Fundraising Record With $2 Million Haul — No Missouri Republican US Senate Candidate Has Raised More in First Two Quarters

St. Louis, MO –  Missouri US Senate candidate Eric Schmitt raised a massive $1,986,220.35 in the first two quarters of his campaign – more than any Missouri Republican US Senate candidate in modern history. Schmitt for Senate previously broke the fundraising record in the first quarter of the campaign and continued its record-breaking pace with its second quarter haul.

“Our America First campaign for US Senate has extraordinary momentum as we continue to fight against the Democrats’ radical agenda,” said Missouri US Senate Candidate Eric Schmitt. “Thank you, Missouri, for your unprecedented support in the first few months since launching this campaign. We remain best positioned to win the fight next November.”

Schmitt for Senate Continues Record-Breaking Fundraising Pace with Massive $2 Million Haul Since Launching Campaign

Schmitt for Senate Continues Record-Breaking Fundraising Pace with Massive $2 Million Haul Since Launching Campaign

St. Louis, MO –  Today, Missouri US Senate candidate Eric Schmitt announced a massive $2M raised since launching his campaign. Continuing a record-breaking fundraising pace, in Q3, Schmitt raised a grand total of $646,300.90. Since launching his campaign, Schmitt has received support from 6,493 unique donors, including donors from all 114 Missouri counties. 

“Our America First campaign for US Senate has extraordinary momentum as we continue to fight against the Democrats’ radical agenda,” said Missouri US Senate Candidate Eric Schmitt. “Thank you, Missouri, for your unprecedented support in the first few months since launching this campaign. We remain best positioned to win the fight next November.”

Schmitt Takes Lead in New Poll for Missouri U.S. Senate Republican Primary

Schmitt Takes Lead in New Poll for Missouri U.S. Senate Republican Primary

St. Louis, MO – In a new poll released today by Remington Research Group on behalf of Missouri Scout, Missouri US Senate Candidate Eric Schmitt takes the lead in the 2022 republican primary for US Senate. 

“Our historic campaign for US Senate has unprecedented support and momentum as we continue to fight to put Missouri and America First,” said Missouri US Senate Candidate Eric Schmitt. “We remain best positioned to keep Missouri’s open seat red and win the fight next November.”

Poll Results: 

Possible candidates in the 2022 republican primary election for US Senate are Eric Greitens, Eric Schmitt, Vicky Hartzler, Billy Long, and Mark McCloskey. If the election were held today for who would you vote?

Eric Schmitt: 28%

Eric Greitens: 27%

Vicky Hartzler: 17%

Billy Long: 8%

Mark McCloskey: 5%

Full poll results can be found here.

In Historic Fundraising Haul, Schmitt for Senate Announces A Record-Breaking $1.3M Raised Since Campaign Launch

In Historic Fundraising Haul, Schmitt for Senate Announces A Record-Breaking $1.3M Raised Since Campaign Launch

St. Louis, MO – Today, Missouri U.S. Senate Candidate Eric Schmitt announced a massive $1.3M raised, more than any candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri history, since launching his campaign three months ago. A grand total of $1,333,176.45 was raised by 2,627 unique donors with 1,550 donors from across the state of Missouri. Schmitt for Senate has a total of over $1.1M cash on hand.

“Every dollar we raise brings us closer to keeping Missouri’s open senate seat red,” said Missouri U.S Senate Candidate Eric Schmitt. “Our historic, record-breaking fundraising haul from supporters across the state of Missouri shows unprecedented enthusiasm for our America First, Missouri First campaign. With extraordinary early support, we are best positioned to win the fight next November.”

Missouri Senate Fast Facts

  • Claire McCaskill for U.S. Senate: Raised $685,127 in first three months 
  • Robin Carnahan for U.S. Senate: Raised $1, 047, 523 in first three months

Eric Schmitt Pledges Support for Constitutional Amendment Imposing Congressional Term Limits

Eric Schmitt Pledges Support for Constitutional Amendment Imposing Congressional Term Limits

ST. LOUIS, MO – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, a conservative candidate for U.S. Senate in 2022, today pledged his support for the U.S. Term Limits pledge adding an amendment to the U.S. Constitution imposing congressional term limits. 
 
“Serving in the Congress should not be about political careerism; it should be about public service and working to expand and improve opportunities for all Americans,” said Attorney General Eric Schmitt.  “I support adding a term limit amendment to our U.S. Constitution, and believe it will attract those who see the importance of working for the people, and not enriching themselves by abusing the trust of the voters who elected them.”
 
In signing the U.S. Term Limits pledge, Schmitt has made a commitment that as a member of Congress he would vote in favor of a Congressional  Term Limits  Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  The amendment would limit members of the House of Representatives to three House terms and members of the Senate to two Senate terms. 
 
Watch Attorney General Schmitt’s campaign announcement video.
 
As a lifelong conservative, Eric Schmitt can be counted on to fight for Missouri values and preserve the conservative policies championed by President Trump that built the strongest economy in American history.

For more information go to SchmittForSenate.com@Eric_Schmitt and @Schmitt4Senate on Twitter, and SchmittForSenate on Facebook.
 

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Eric Schmitt: A Tough Conservative Who Won’t Back Down

Eric Schmitt: A Tough Conservative Who Won’t Back Down

ST. LOUIS – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s campaign today released a new video launching his campaign for U.S. Senate and highlighting his conservative record and urging Missourians to join him in the fight to save America.
 
As a committed, lifelong conservative, Eric Schmitt can be counted on to fight for Missouri values, fight for the sanctity of human life, fight for religious freedom, fight to secure our borders, and fight against those who want to strip away our Second Amendment. 

Click here to watch the video.
 
FULL TRANSCRIPT:
 
I am Eric Schmitt. I am going to spare you the platitudes and get down to brass tacks.
 
I am running for the United States Senate to fight for Missouri values and defeat Socialism. 
 
We are barely two months into the Biden administration, and we can already feel our culture and our country slipping away. 
 
Biden, Pelosi, and Schumer are pushing the most liberal agenda in American history. 
 
Open borders and amnesty. 
 
Taxpayer-funded abortion. 
 
Attacks on our religious liberties. 
 
Job-crushing regulations. 

 
Billion-dollar bailouts for blue states. 
 
And higher taxes for you. 
 
If you dare to disagree with this insanity the big tech censors will try to cancel you. 
 
The radical liberals want to silence every conservative voice. 
 
And they want to teach our children to despise America. 
 
Are you looking for a tough conservative who won’t back down? Then I am running this race for you. 
 
As Missouri’s law and order Attorney General, I have put violent criminals behind bars. 
 
I stood up for President Trump and sued to protect the integrity of the last presidential election. 
 
Now I am on the conservative frontlines suing to stop the Biden administration’s worst abuses.
 

As your United States Senator, I will be a champion for the American First Agenda.
 
President Trump built the strongest economy our country has ever seen. And I am going to fight to bring it back. 
 
My conservative values run deep.  I am a sixth-generation Missourian.  And a proud pro-life father of three.  I am a strong defender of your Second Amendment rights. I am tough on illegal immigration.  And I believe that government should be limited, spending should be constrained, and taxes should be low. 

 
God created this wonderful country that has provided so much for so many, and I refuse to let it be destroyed on my watch.  
 
We must stand up to liberals at every turn. 
 
This is the fight. Now is the time to save America.
 
I look forward to meeting you in the coming months to share my vision on how we can take our country back. 
 
God bless you and your families, and God bless America.
 
I’ll see you soon on the trail. 
 
For more information go to SchmittForSenate.com@Eric_Schmitt and @Schmitt4Senate on Twitter, and SchmittForSenate on Facebook.
                                 

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