The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) on Tuesday announced the election of a new leadership team that features Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.
The 2021 leadership team will be helmed by Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr as chairman, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt as vice chairman and Marshall as policy chairman.
A release from the association said the leaders will “be the first on the frontlines against a possible Biden-Harris Administration and continue RAGA’s efforts to defend the rule of law and protect constitutional freedom.”
Priorities for the leadership team are reportedly to include flipping the attorney general seat in Virginia and “building up strong fundraising, communications, and policy strategies for the 30 races in 2022.”
In a statement, Marshall said, “I am honored to lead RAGA’s policy branch, the Rule of Law Defense Fund, and bring conservative attorneys general together in promotion of federalism, freedom, and the rule of law.”
“As attorneys general, our mandate is to hold fast to the principles that this country was founded on and to defend the Constitution and the preeminence of law and order. And that is what conservative attorneys general have done and will continue to do: advance American greatness,” he concluded.
RAGA executive director Adam Piper added, “With the majority of nationwide attorneys general secured again this election cycle, RAGA is in an excellent position going into 2021 and 2022, especially as the possibility of a liberal extremist Biden-Harris Administration looms on the horizon. I want to thank outgoing RAGA Chairman Attorney General Jeff Landry for his outstanding leadership over the last year. The Republican attorneys general are the only group of elected officials who have consistently beat the drum on the dangerousness of the ‘defund the police’ movement, condemned violent rioting and looting, and have expressed their commitment to standing with and supporting law enforcement and law and order. As ‘Freedom’s Frontline,’ Republican attorneys general in 2021 will continue to be focused on preserving, promoting, and protecting the rule of law in order to safeguard our freedoms for future generations.”
Sean Ross is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn