Politician wears hunting gear for promotion, has no hunting license

Ah, just when people start to think that politicians are getting more honest… okay, you can stop laughing now. Actually, we just wanted to share this article by Mark Maxwell via KSDK.com about an Illinois politician running for Congress, dressed in hunting gear and carrying a gun, who doesn’t even have a hunting license, or the has been. since he was a “little boy”.

But in his search for a new job in Congress, Reising is ditching the suit and tie for camouflage and hunter orange. Campaign videos and images posted on its website and social media pages show the Harvard Law School graduate walking through a field with a double-barreled shotgun.

We asked him if he was hunting or on a photo shoot.

“We fired a shot that day,” Reising said. “We were out hunting pheasants with the crew. I didn’t actually go out that day. But we have the… we have the photos and then that’s what they are.”

However, according to FOIA documents from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources obtained by 5 On Your Side, Reising does not have a hunting license in Illinois. He acknowledged it during a recent interview.

“Right. No, I don’t,” he said. “I haven’t hunted since I was a little boy.”

Read the full article here.