Steve Scalise: Dems need to denounce violence against GOP

Steve Scalise: Dems need to denounce violence against GOP
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA. (Image: Wikipedia)

[Ed. – He may as well pound sand.]

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said Wednesday that Democrats need to speak out against the rising number of violent incidents against Republican politicians.

“They need to be denouncing that kind of activity,” Scalise, R-La., said on Fox News. “There’s no place for it. If somebody on the right was doing it, we’d be vocally denouncing it. They need to be denouncing it on the Left.”

Scalise spoke after a Republican candidate for Congress in California was nearly stabbed by a man, and after someone made a mass shooting threat at Trump’s new hotel in Washington, D.C.

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“I get angry when I see that because there’s no place for that in American politics,” he said about the attack against the GOP candidate.

“You should not incite violence or any kind of assaulting people based on their political views, and especially if it’s somebody that’s working in the administration and you’re attacking them because of what they do and what they believe in,” Scalise said. …

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