Democrats Don’t Want Scalise Testifying On Gun Violence
By Tom Knighton
As Democrats hold hearing on gun violence, they’ve brought in a host of people who are supposedly survivors of gun violence of one sort or another. The idea is that many of these will talk about the horrors of what they experienced. The idea is to manipulate emotions so they can label opponents as some sort of monster.
However, there’s one very notable survivor of gun violence that’s not getting a chance to speak on the topic which is so intimately touched his life.
House Republican Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., said Wednesday that Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee refused to let him testify at a hearing on gun violence about his experience as a victim of the congressional baseball practice shooting two years ago. The move infuriated his fellow Republicans.
Scalise told Fox News that he found out over the weekend that Democrats had chosen not to allow his testimony at the hearing –“Preventing Gun Violence: A Call to Action” — something he said is a courtesy traditionally extended to any lawmaker who wishes to speak.
“I thought it outrageous that they want to try to silence this message, because in the end I’m still going to …Read the Rest
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