Congressional candidate dons hunting gear in campaign ad, doesn’t have hunting license

Congressional candidate dons hunting gear in campaign ad, doesn’t have hunting license

Jesse Reising says he hunted as a child but had to stop. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee called it a “dishonest campaign.” ST. LOUIS, Missouri — Hiring experts tell you to ‘dress to impress’ to get that dream job, but one candidate running for Congress may have taken that advice a bit too far. Jesse Reising already has an impressive resume as it is. Kirkland & Ellis , which advertises itself as the largest corporate law firm in the world, named him as a partner last year. The high-powered law firm’s client list includes some of the world’s biggest finance, drug, tech, and transportation companies, including Dow Chemical, Facebook, Bain Capital, Boeing, Verizon, Citadel Investment Group, GTCR, IBM, Pfizer, Nike, Raytheon, and United Airlines. Before that, Reising graduated as valedictorian from Eisenhower High School in Decatur, graduated from Yale where he played football, founded a nonprofit to help veterans get through college, worked as a contractor in Afghanistan, graduated from Harvard Law School, prosecuted federal crimes, and clerked for a federal judge. But in his pursuit of a new job in Congress, Reising is ditching the suit and tie for camouflage and hunter orange. Campaign videos and pictures posted to his website and social media pages show the Harvard Law School graduate walking through a field carrying a double-barreled shotgun. We asked him if he was on a hunt or a photoshoot. “We shot a shot that day,” Reising said. “We were out doing some pheasant hunting with the […]

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