Opinion | Ashley Pratte Oates: While Republicans declare their loyalty to law enforcement on the campaign trail, too many have become apologists for the rioters who attacked officers. - NBCNewsTHINK
While Republicans declare their loyalty to law enforcement on the campaign trail, too many have become apologists for the rioters who attacked officers.
ByAshley Pratte Oates, communications strategist and board member, Republican Women for ProgressHypocrisy within the Republican Party is nothing new, but on Tuesday it reached a new low.Participants in the mob used the very instruments with which they proclaim to support the police in actions of violence against them. Some waved Blue Lives Matter flags.
The centerpiece of the hearing opening a congressional investigation into the Capitol insurrection wasthe emotional testimony given by four front-line police officerswho were protecting lawmakers, staff members and visitors at the Capitol complex on Jan. 6 when an angry mob threatened their lives.
The officers painted a bleak and disturbing picture of not only the hate and violence they faced that day, but also of how Republicans actually view law enforcement. Members of the GOP are willing to trample — quite literally, in some cases — on one of the last remaining pillars of the party they purport to support rather than acknowledge the truth that Donald Trump lost the election fair and square. The appalling display Tuesday goes to show just how comprehensive is the revisionism party leaders are engaging in, while headtopics.com
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THINK NBC...BIASED😡😡 THINK No, it's the disparity with which the media reported the riot in DC vs the dozens of riots in Democrat run cities in 2020. is hot garbage. THINK And the left encouraged riots and destruction last summer, who also bailed out criminals....those who still want to dismantle law and order, elevating criminals to hero status....have NO room to pass judgement on anyone.
THINK The rethuglican motto is now “Attack the Black” instead of admitting they were conned by the Donald. THINK The real Hypocrisy is not investigating BLM and Antifa for the riots and looting and attacking federal buildings and police stations THINK NBC spent a year or more defending BLM rioters attacking police nationally
THINK The message from the McCarthy Republicans who deny or whitewash the January 6th Insurrection: Blue Lives Matter—except when they are defending the US Capitol from domestic terrorists. THINK GLFOP Police Union, quiet as mouse! Where Art thou? I guess you ❌ BackTheBlue Pay the dues, but don’t count on us, we are just part of the TrumpCult January6thInsurrection SelectCommitteeHearing
THINK And now all of a sudden the left love the police and have empathy for them. None of it makes any sense THINK
'I was just trying to survive that day': Cops in Jan. 6 hearing describe beatings, slurs from pro-Trump mobRep. Liz Cheney also said the Jan. 6 select committee might subpoena Trump and House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy. The very same fine people.
Opinion | The GOP's alternate reality of Jan. 6 has a new villainOpinion | ZeeshanAleem: Rep. Stefanik’s Jan. 6 rhetoric is a reminder of the GOP’s deepening commitment to the Trumpian style — shameless disinformation designed only to tear down any perceived political adversary. - MSNBCDaily ZeeshanAleem Daily Im ashamed this woman is craving so much attention she lowers herself to the lowest standards. ZeeshanAleem Daily ZeeshanAleem Daily Perceived political adversaries aren’t what they need to be worried about. We are way ducking past that. They are all against the 1/6 investigation because they were all in FOR it.
Jan. 6 House select committee hearing: Live updatesOfficers arrive at a high-profile House committee hearing to give firsthand accounts of the horrors they saw as rioters stormed the Capitol. Follow live updates: Horrors? Were elderly women beaten with two by fours. Were stores burned down? Cars set on fire. Innocent people stomped to death? RIGGED HEARING by Nancy Pelosi!!!!! Are they going to explain why Ashley Babbitt was executed by one of those officers?
Jan. 6 House select committee hearing: Live updatesOfficers have arrived at a high-profile House committee hearing to give firsthand accounts of the horrors they saw as rioters stormed the Capitol on January 6. Follow live updates.
Racism of rioters takes center stage in Jan. 6 hearingIt had only been hinted at in previous public examinations of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection: Scores of rioters attacked police officers not just with makeshift weapons, stun guns and fists, but with racist slurs and accusations of treason. Adam Schiff wrote them some script Sounded made up. No evidence
Capitol Police Officer Describes Fighting ‘Hand to Hand, Inch by Inch’ in Jan. 6 TestimonyPolice officers who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6 described a harrowing confrontation with rioters, in testimony at a House select committee’s first public hearing Ask him about the non support he received from his leaders? wall street journal,new york post, and other right wing publications,-as well as fox,newsmax,and oan are also responsible for this.