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Republicans ‘Condone Donald Trump’s Threats of Violence’ with Their Silence

Consultant Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated Monday on SiriusXM’s “The Dean Obeidallah Present” that Republicans “by way of their silence” condone former President Donald Trump’s threats of violence.

Obeidallah stated, “Within the final seven days, you had Donald Trump threaten, if he’s indicted, that we’re gonna see issues on this nation like of the which, maybe we’ve by no means seen earlier than, we’ve seen some unhealthy issues on this nation.”

He added, “That is the chief of the Republican Occasion. And evidently — I haven’t heard any GOP individuals denounce this — leaders denounce this. What’s your response — as a former prosecutor? This sort of appears to be like like a veiled risk.”

Swalwell stated, “Yeah, no. There he goes once more, inciting violence. This feels very very like that, , 2:00 AM tweet he despatched, the place he stated, ‘Come to the nation’s capital on January sixth — will likely be wild.’ After which went on for the subsequent, , 15 days, to say that , ‘Should you don’t struggle to your nation, you’re not gonna have a rustic.’ Nicely, he’s saying right here, if he’s indicted to the Division of Justice, he has the ability to unleash extra violence.”

He continued, “And that’s in line, Dean, with the place the Republican Occasion is now. They’re so out of alignment with mainstream America, the place they will’t win the vast majority of votes and elections that they now are extra snug with violence than voting as a result of that’s their solely path to enacting their political agenda.”

Swalwell added, “They will’t enact it by way of, , a majority rule system, so that they should do it by way of violence. The worst a part of that’s — you simply stated is, it’s crickets, proper? There’s no critical Republican, who’s denouncing this, , and so of their silence, like Kevin McCarthy and others, they’re condoning this. By their silence, they condone Donald Trump’s threats of violence, and that creates a inexperienced mild for anybody in a rustic the place persons are armed to the tooth to take up arms in opposition to their authorities.”

Comply with Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN



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