Mayor Who ‘Kind Of Agreed’ With Alleged Jewish Center Shooter Resigns

Source: Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo

The Missouri mayor who spoke kindly of the white supremacist who allegedly went on a deadly shooting rampage at Jewish centers announced his resignation Monday night, the Springfield News-Leader reported.

Daniel Clevenger resigned as mayor of Marionville, Mo. at a town meeting after residents called for his impeachment over comments he made in support of Frazier Glenn Miller, the man accused of killing three people at Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Kan.

Clevenger, who used to consider the alleged shooter a friend, told a local television station after the tragedy that he “kind of agreed” with some of the white supremacist’s views. After that comment drew negative attention, Clevenger told TPM he was done talking about Miller.

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