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EXCLUSIVE — Sen. Eric Schmitt on Grusch “Everyone’s fascinated by it"
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EXCLUSIVE — Sen. Eric Schmitt on Grusch “Everyone’s fascinated by it"

Ep. 115 — Sen. Eric Schmitt (7-20-2023)
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Over the summer, freshman Sen. Eric Schmitt (R-MO) — the least senior Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) — told Ask a Pol, he hadn’t looked into UFO whistleblower David Grusch’s claims but he’d heard “a lot of talk about it” in the Capitol.

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Below find a rough transcript of Ask a Pol’s interview with Sen. Eric Schmitt, slightly edited for clarity.

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Matt Laslo: “Random, random question for you: Have you heard of this UAP-UFO whistleblower David Grusch?” 

Eric Schmitt: “No, but I know there's a lot of talk about it.” 

ML: “He’s testifying in the House next week. I'm just polling the Senate.” 

ES: “Everyone’s fascinated by it.” 

ML: “I know, right? Have a good one!” 

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Matt Laslo’s a veteran congressional correspondent, new media prof. & founder of Ask a Pol — a new, people-powered press corps, asking your questions at the Capitol. @Ask_a_Pol (or @askpols).

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Listening to lawmakers with Laslo, UAPs
I cover Congress different. I listen. Learning daily. Even while throwing stones at all the glass houses. This will be a stream of my noteworthy interviews. They're conducted at the US Capitol, if not otherwise noted. Matt Laslo is a veteran congressional reporter, Johns Hopkins University lecturer, fmr. Vice News Tonight/HBO correspondent, etc.