The Death of Mitch McConnell’s Sister-in-Law Is Under Criminal Investigation

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In the “hmm, this sounds weird” category of stories today, multiple outlets are reporting that the death of Foremost Group CEO Angela Chao — the sister-in-law of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell — is being treated as a possible criminal matter. 

A Texas county sheriff’s office is leading the investigation:

At first, authorities seemed to think this was a simple accident, but in their letter to Texas AG Ken Paxton, they now sound suspicious:

The above tweet, by Xi Van Fleet, a pundit and author who escaped Communist China and has gained prominence in the U.S. with her anti-CCP stance, continues:

Senate Minority Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced in late February that he will step down from his leadership post in November, although he will remain in the Senate. 


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While McConnell said it was time to move on, he did also mention his late sister-in-law in his announcement:

Chao was married to venture capitalist Jim Breyer.

Authorities, meanwhile, are being tight-lipped and not releasing much information. 

At this point, this story remains in the “mysterious” pile, and it’s impossible to know what, if any, part Mitch McConnell plays in it. We do know, however, that a woman lost her life, and we pray for her and her family.

RedState will update you when new information comes in. 


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