The Missouri State House announced plans Thursday to investigate allegations of political bias in the Missouri state auditor’s investigation into Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) time as the state’s attorney general.
Missouri State Rep. Robert Ross (R-MO), chairman of the House Special Committee on Government Oversight, wrote a letter to State Auditor Nicole Galloway, saying that his committee plans to investigate whether Galloway’s investigation of Hawley was tainted by political bias.
Steph Deidrick, a spokeswoman for Galloway’s office, told a local Missouri paper that Galloway reached out to Hawley’s office after reports discussed the potential political bias within the audit of the senator.
Further, Barnes noted Bobby Showers, a member of the audit team, wrote recently any senator that opposes removing President Donald Trump from office “will go down in history as not fulfilling their oath to their country.”
Gregg Keller, a top Missouri Republican operative, told Breitbart News last week that the news of potential political bias has “gone off like a bombshell in Missouri Republican circles.”