VIDEO: Scalise speaks out on those blaming Trump’s rhetoric for El Paso shooting

AUGUST 11, 2019

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Republican House Minority Whip Steve Scalise said Sunday morning that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric was not to blame for the mass shooting in El Paso on August 8.

While on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Rep. Scalise told host Margaret Brennan that, “There is no place for those kind of attacks and attacking people based on their ethnicity, but to try the assign blame to somebody else I think is a very slippery slope,” after Brennan asked Scalise if the president’s anti-illegal immigrant rhetoric inspired the mass shooting in El Paso that left 22 people dead.

The article goes on to state the following:

Scalise continued, “Because the president’s no more responsible for that shooting, as your next guest, Bernie Sanders, is for my shooting. And he’s not, by the way, responsible. The shooter is responsible. What we need to do is find out those people that have slipped through the cracks.”

Rep. Scalise was severely wounded after a gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice in 2017. The perpetrator of the shooting was a supporter of Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and volunteered for Sanders’ campaign during the 2016 election.


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