Ex-Sen. McCaskill joins NBC, MSNBC

Ex-Sen. McCaskill joins NBC, MSNBC
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Former Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillGOP lukewarm on talk of airline bailout Claire McCaskill: Ron Johnson is an 'embarrassing tool' To winnow primary field, Obama and other Democrats must speak out  MORE (D-Mo.) has joined NBC News and MSNBC as a political analyst, per an announcement on "Morning Joe" Tuesday morning.

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“I’m looking forward to bringing my experience from the Senate, hard fought campaigns, and Midwest common sense to the coverage of breaking political events. And, as always, I won’t hold back,” McCaskill said in a statement.

The former two-term senator also tweeted out a photo early Tuesday morning of her arriving at Manhattan's Rockefeller Center for her first day of work.

 

In her new role, McCaskill will provide political analysis on NBC and MSNBC. She'll also take part in MSNBC's coverage of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump orders US troops back to active duty for coronavirus response Trump asserts power to decide info inspector general for stimulus gives Congress Fighting a virus with the wrong tools MORE's State of the Union address on Jan. 29 in the House chamber.

McCaskill lost her Senate seat to Republican challenger Josh HawleyJoshua (Josh) David HawleyCruise lines excluded from Senate's trillion stimulus bill 7 things to know about the coronavirus stimulus package Five sticking points to a T coronavirus deal MORE, a former state attorney general, by about 6 points.