WASHINGTON DC – Anyone who has taken a look at the 60+ days of riots across the country, knows that ANTIFA violence is unacceptable, and they should be held accountable for their actions. Anyone, except Democrats that is.
It was clear at August 4th’s Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing, which was meant to bring the ANTIFA issue under scrutiny, that Democrats refuse to acknowledge the chaos ANTIFA is causing, and condemn them for it.
Senator Ted Cruz, the chairman of the hearing, gave Democrats multiple chances to condemn ANTIFA, and they refused.
Ted Cruz just gave Democrats the ability to denounce Antifa and they chose to stay silent, get up and leave.
The Democrat party ladies and gentlemen.
— Kambree (@KamVTV) August 4, 2020
This was taken to the extreme, when Senator Mazie Hirono chose to walk out the hearing rather than to stay and denounce the extremist group.
Fox News reported:
“The dustup occurred when Cruz, R-Texas, blasted Democrats for not condemning ANTIFA more directly for the violence and destruction that has taken hold in certain U.S. cities in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.
“But Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, said Cruz just wasn’t listening during the more than three-hour hearing when Democrats said violence is not acceptable.”
Wow. Antifa apologist senator Mazie Hirono just walked out of the senate after refusing to denounce Antifa!pic.twitter.com/BfmK38H8Rm
— Barrett Wilson (@BarrettWilson6) August 4, 2020
Hirono told Cruz:
“Sometimes I don’t think you listen,”
“So, how many times have I had to say that we all should be denouncing violent extremists of every stripe.”
Cruz then asked:
“Does that include Antifa?”
Which prompted Hirono to say:
“I have the time,”
She went on to say:
“…I hope this is the end of this hearing, Mr. Chairman, and that we don’t have to listen to any more of your rhetorical speeches,”
She concluded, before packing up and leaving:
“Thank you very much. I’m leaving.”
While she was packing up, Cruz pointed out that she was still unable to denounce the actions of ANTIFA:
“Well I appreciate the, as always, kind of uplifting words of Senator Hirono,
“And I would also note that throughout her remarks she still did not say a negative word about Antifa nor has any Democrat here.”
Finally, he blatantly called her out on her lack of response, saying:
“You’re welcome to say something negative about Antifa right now,”
At which time she replied, before exiting the room:
“I think that I’ve covered the subject quite well,”
In a well said conclusion to the drama, Cruz said:
“Okay, she declined to speak, so that is the position of the Democratic Party,”
Even when directly asked to say something negative about ANTIFA, Democrats dodge the questions, and refuse to speak up.
It seems as though they are enjoying watching the officers get attacked, and watching the cities burn. More than likely, they presume that if the ANTIFA violence continues closer to Election Day, it will negatively impact Trumps chances at re-election.
What they are failing to realize, is most people, who actually vote, are getting really tired of the ANTIFA violence as well.
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Hirono is not the only Democrat who has refused to speak up about the ANTIFA mayhem. Recently, Jerry Nadler announced that ANTIFA was a “myth”. Here is more on that:
During a House Intelligence Committee hearing that took place the week of July 27th, which featured Attorney General William Barr, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler acted like his typical foolish self.
Nadler, who is on record as saying Antifa and the rioting is a “myth”, was grandstanded as usual and yelling “questions” at Mr. Barr, but not allowing him to answer.
Hard to imagine the Founders ever envisioned a guy like Jerrold Nadler getting elected to public office https://t.co/ia6eOkT994
— Charlie Hurt (@CharlesHurt) July 27, 2020
This was all in between his cat naps of course, as he is seen on camera falling asleep while Republican Jim Jordan showed this “mythical” riot footage.
— NateC882 (@N8_Coleman) August 4, 2020
According to Breitbart, Mr. Barr, who had just explained that as a member of President Trump’s Cabinet, he was not at liberty to divulge privileged discussions with the president, was met with a typical rude response from Nadler.
“You really can’t hide behind legal fictions.”
Despite the fact that President Trump is the only person trying to actually put a stop to the violent riots raging across the country, Nadler thinks it is a good idea to inadvertently blame the violence the President.
During the hearing, Nadler condemned Barr, and by extension President Trump by saying:
“The president wants footage for his campaign and you appear to be serving it up to him as ordered,”
Apparently Antifa is a “myth”, AND, all of the rioting, fires, looting, and police targeted violence is some concocted plan from President Trump to gain campaign footage. You really cant make this stuff up!
Nadler is then heard lambasting Mr. Barr:
“Shame on you, Mr. Barr! Shame on you!”
‘Shame on you, Mr. Barr,’ House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told Attorney General William Barr as Barr testified in front of a Democratic-led House committee https://t.co/CANDG4L6YL pic.twitter.com/ixjer1OiYx
— Reuters (@Reuters) July 28, 2020
When Mr. Barr offered to answer the questions he had been called into the hearing for, Nadler, in typical fashion, responded by saying:
“My time has expired. My time has expired.”
The rest of the hearing continued the same way, with members barking questions at Barr, and then not allowing him to actually answer them. It was similar to a toddler sticking their fingers in their ears screaming “la la la la”.
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