Will Mark Kelly Run for US Senate? Now hear this

The John C. Scott Political Forum - 1030 KVOI AM
The John C. Scott Political Forum – 1030 KVOI AM
Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords
Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords

John C. Scott and I analyzed whether ex-astronaut Mark Kelly will run for US Senate. A group called 314 Action is drafting him to run, and Kelly did speak to the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee about backing him. He favors gun safety measures and fighting climate change. He would run for the seat now occupied by Republican Marth McSally.

At 7:00: The Trump administration coming apart with the government shutdown, wrecking the government, damaging the economy, creating a historic deficit, starting trade wars and alienating allies. As with President Nixon, perhaps a group of Republican Senators will visit Trump and tell him he has no support.

At 10:46: At a recent meeting of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America members voiced support for H.R.8, a bill in Congress that will require background checks for anyone buying a firearm in-person or online. A twin bill has been introduced in the US Senate. Member Pat Miesch recounted the terror of being at the shooting on Jan. 8, 2011 that injured congresswoman Gabby Giffords, six people were killed and 12 others were wounded.

Moms Demand Action also backs “red flag laws” which permit a court to require an individual posing an immediate danger or threat to surrender their firearms and ammunition to law enforcement.