Ex-Sen. McCaskill joins NBC, MSNBC

Ex-Sen. McCaskill joins NBC, MSNBC
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Former Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillEx-CIA chief worries campaigns falling short on cybersecurity Ocasio-Cortez blasts NYT editor for suggesting Tlaib, Omar aren't representative of Midwest Trump nominees meet fiercest opposition from Warren, Sanders, Gillibrand 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 pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are 'strongest we've had so far' Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump 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 HawleyGovernment regulation of social media would kill the internet — and free speech Juan Williams: We need a backlash against Big Tech Twitter unlocks McConnell's campaign account after GOP boycott MORE, a former state attorney general, by about 6 points.