St. Louis Gun Couple to Embark on 'Team Trump' Bus Tour of Luzerne County, PA

The married couple who made national headlines after pointing their guns at Black Lives Matter protesters in St.Louis, Missouri, are set to embark on a bus tour in support of President Donald Trump.

The Luzerne County Young Republicans, along with the Republican Party of Luzerne County, said they are "so excited" to have Mark and Patricia McCloskey join them on a three-stop tour of Pennsylvania today.

The "Team Trump Bus Tour" will be visiting the GOP's Hazleton office, as well as Kingston and Scranton.

The McCloskeys face a potential jail term after being charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon for pointing guns at protesters outside their mansion in the gated Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis in June.

Despite this, the pair have since been able to use their infamy to their advantage, including being invited to speak at the first night of the Republican National Convention (RNC) last month.

In the Facebook post promoting the event, the Luzerne County Young Republicans described how they hope the McCloskey will "bring Christmas cards."

The pair have been seen printing off 1000 holiday cards to hand out, including ones featuring them waving their semi-automatic rifle and handgun at the BLM protesters.

In a recent viral tweet, the pair gave a signed card to a protester who approached them on the street yelling "abolish the suburbs"—a reference to comments they made at the RNC convention.

"They think that they have some type of celebrity status because they traumatized Black and brown folks out in the street," the protester, who did not wish to be named, previously told Newsweek.

"They think they're heroes. They have absolutely no remorse whatsoever and are pushing that narrative and are advertising it.

"I think that every single time they are in public, people should really be protesting them because they feel safe, they are just living their lives. They see what they did as a very positive thing."

Elsewhere, nine people who were charged with trespassing in connection to the protest march past the McCloskeys' home will not be prosecuted.

St. Louis City Counselor Michael Garvin said that "prosecution is not warranted" and all charges would be refused.

The protesters were making their way to Mayor Lyda Krewson's home to demand her resignation after she revealed the names and addresses of people who were calling for the defunding of the police department during a Facebook Live video.

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In this screenshot from the RNC’s livestream of the 2020 Republican National Convention, Patricia and Mark McCloskey, a couple from St. Louis who pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters, addresses the virtual convention in a pre-recorded video broadcasted on August 24, 2020. Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee
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