Scalise: Trump no more responsible for El Paso than ‘Bernie Sanders is for my shooting’

Scalise: Trump no more responsible for El Paso than ‘Bernie Sanders is for my shooting’
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA. (Image: Wikipedia)

[Ed. – The Left will argue that Bernie Sanders doesn’t say crazy things … wherein lies the problem.]

Partial transcript as follows:

Margaret Brennan, host of CBS’S “Face the Nation”: … I do want to ask you, because you’ve voiced some concern about tone and conversation about these killings in this country. In the case of El Paso, it is the largest anti-Latino attack this country has ever seen. The killer said that he went to a border town to kill Mexicans. Given this particular context, can you understand the sensitivity to language used by the president when he refers to migrants as “invading this country”?

Scalise: There’s no place for those kind [sic] of attacks and attacking people based on — on their ethnicity. But to try to assign blame to somebody else I think is a very slippery slope because the president’s no more responsible for that shooting as your next guest, Bernie Sanders, is for my shooting.

Trending: Note: Nonsensical report that ‘militia’ group is planning attack on U.S. Capitol … *UPDATE*: ‘Proves a mirage’

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