“Throughout her career, Claire has always worked to ensure that fire fighters have the tools and resources we need to keep Missourians safe, never wavering in her commitment to supporting fire fighters and first responders,” said Sherwood Smith, president of the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters. “We are proud to stand with Claire as she continues to fight for the people of Missouri.”
"Our fire fighters and first responders risk their lives each and every day to keep our communities safe...I will continue to have their backs in the Senate so we can support their critical work here in Missouri." -- Senator Claire McCaskill
McCaskill Campaign Statement on Josh Hawley Breaking His Campaign Promise, Choosing to Climb Political Ladder
Just months after promising not to, Hawley "decides he'd rather run for the next office than do the job he was elected to do."