Jason Kander is signaling that’s not going away following his tough, three-point loss to Sen. Roy Blunt in last week’s election.
On Sunday, Kander tweeted his reaction to Donald Trump’s controversial hire of Stephen Bannon, former Breitbart News executive, as his chief strategist and senior counselor.
In response to a tweet that Bannon’s ex-wife once swore in court that Bannon “didn’t want the girls going to school with Jews,” Kander, who is Jewish, wrote this:
“If he doesn't want his kid to go to school with my kid...fine...but I think he should be disqualified from going to work with my President.”
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The tweet came just days after Kander issued a letter to his supporters urging them to remain engaged in politics despite the results of the election.
“I don’t know what I’m going to do next or even whether I’ll ever place my name on a ballot again, but I know I’m not leaving this cause behind,” Kander wrote. “To truly care about this country is to demonstrate that you care about her politics the same when you’re winning as when you’re losing.”
Kander, 35, far outpaced Hillary Clinton in Missouri. Clinton lost to Trump by 19 points in the state while Kander lost by just three.