By Jenn Jacques
Leaving no tragedy left unexploited, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe used today’s Alexandria, VA GOP shooting to not only push gun control but added a major misnomer on how many Americans are killed by gun violence every day.
“Let me say this, we need to do more to protect all of our citizens,” the governor said during a press conference this morning. “I have long advocated, this is not what today is about, but there are too many guns on the street.”
McAuliffe went on to push one of the biggest gun control narratives and added a whopper of his own when he claimed, “We lose 93 million Americans a day to gun violence,” boasting he has long talked about “background checks, shutting down gun show loopholes, you know that’s not for today’s discussion.”
One reporter called the governor out on his hypocrisy, asking, “If it’s not the day for it, why are you bringing it up?”
McAuliffe went on to reference his attendance at the funeral for Virginia State Police Special Agent Michael T. Walter, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Richmond’s Mosby Court. The man who killed Walter on May 27, …Read the Rest
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