Ashcroft Facing Heavy Criticism Over Stance on Military Discounts

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is facing heavy criticism over his stance on military discounts and benefits.

During a debate featuring Ashcroft and other Republicans running for governor, he was asked what Missouri should do to support military members and veterans.

Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe, a Republican who is also running for governor, tells Missourinet he was appalled by Ashcroft’s comment….

Other candidates running for governor, State Senator Bill Eigel and Missouri House Democratic Leader Crystal Quade, have also condemned Ashcroft’s comments.