Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Government

Scalise wants Biden to condemn ‘leftist violence’ after death of North Dakota teen


From WWW.FOXNEWS.COM

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., is calling on President Biden and prominent Democrats to denounce political violence after an 18-year-old North Dakota Republican was reportedly murdered following a political dispute.

“It’s outrageous and tragic that once again we are seeing another example of leftist violence,” Scalise, who was almost killed by a supporter of Bernie Sanders in a 2017 politically motivated shooting, told Fox News Digital. “I know firsthand the consequences that can result from violent political rhetoric, and my prayers are with Cayler’s family.”

Scalise continued, “People from all parties should condemn political violence when it happens, and I would encourage President Biden and other Democrat leaders to equally condemn this heinous act.”

Cayler Ellingson, 18, was killed this week after being mowed down by a vehicle driven by 41-year-old Shannon Brandt, according to court documents, following what Brandt called a “political argument.”

Advertisement
Advertisement

“Brandt admitted to striking the pedestrian with his car because he had a political argument with the pedestrian and believed the pedestrian was calling people to come get him,” court documents state. “Brandt admitted to State Radio that he hit the pedestrian and that the pedestrian was part of a Republican extremist group.”

A breathalyzer test later showed that Brandt’s blood-alcohol level was above the legal limit of 0.08.

Biden has faced criticism in the days following Ellingson’s death from conservatives who have pointed to his speech in Philadelphia earlier this month suggesting that supporters of former President Donald Trump are a “threat” to the United States…. (Read more)

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Comments
Advertisement

Trending

You May Also Like

Fox News

Fox NewsWed, September 28, 2022 6:28amURL:Embed:‘The Five’ highlights White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s comments saying the MLB team should consider holding a ‘conversation’...

Fox News

Fox NewsWed, September 28, 2022 6:28amURL:Embed:Philadelphia City Councilman David Oh joined ‘The Ingraham Angle’ to discuss the state’s soft-on-crime policies and lax enforcement of...

Fox News

Fox NewsWed, September 28, 2022 6:28amURL:Embed:Arizona U.S. Senate candidate Blake Masters sounds off on his race against incumbent Sen. Mark Kelly on ‘Hannity.’ #FoxNews...

Government

From WWW.BREITBART.COM Seventy-one percent of employees are poorer under the weight of President Joe Biden’s inflation, up from 58 percent in February, a Bank of...

Government

From WWW.FOXNEWS.COM A U. S. Coast Guard ship on routine patrol in the Bering Sea came across a guided missile cruiser from China, officials...

NewsMax

Newsmax TVWed, September 28, 2022 5:28amURL:Embed:In Greg Kelly’s “Cops Under Fire” series, former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke & President of the Seattle Police Officers...

Fox News

Fox NewsWed, September 28, 2022 5:28amURL:Embed:Kat Timpf and her guests break down the danger and implications of fentanyl spreading across the nation on ‘Gutfeld!’...

Fox News

Fox NewsWed, September 28, 2022 4:28amURL:Embed:Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy discusses spiking crime nationwide and what political leaders should do to tackle the issue on...

Fox News

Fox NewsWed, September 28, 2022 4:28amURL:Embed:Laura Ingraham highlights how ‘dark and sinister’ the Biden administration is and how they are trying to sell a...

NewsMax

Newsmax TVWed, September 28, 2022 3:28amURL:Embed:Greg Kelly reflects on Barack Obama’s stance on policing and Black Lives Matter, his failures to make a difference...

Advertisement