House Dem Says Republicans Want Shootings Like Orlando To Continue To Happen
“Nothing, nada, zip,” Crowley said when describing what Republicans have done so far. “They would rather these events just continue to happen, I guess.” What a hateful thing to say. He should immediately resign his office since he clearly shows all the classic symptoms of being mentally ill.
Washington Examiner: Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., charged Tuesday that the lack of plans to move a gun control bill in the House shows Republicans want mass shootings to keep happening again and again.
Crowley spoke with other House Democrats a day after many Democrats said the House’s moment of silence to mark the Orlando tragedy was not enough.
“Nothing, nada, zip,” Crowley said when describing what Republicans have done so far. “They would rather these events just continue to happen, I guess.”
Crowley said Democrats want the House to pass a bill banning people on a federal no-fly list from owning a gun, but said Republicans have refused. More
The Hill: Other Democrats are piling on, accusing GOP leaders of siding with the powerful gun lobby — which opposes virtually any new gun restrictions — over both public sentiment and the safety of their own constituents.
Rep. Xavier Becerra (Calif.), chairman of the Democratic Caucus, said the Republicans’ inaction “is a choice” that has “proved harmful.”