The election of Donald Trump has exposed the true nature of the Democrat Party, and Americans are discovering that they’re anything but the party of love and tolerance they claim to be. Who in their right mind would ever vote for another Democrat after seeing first-hand how sick-minded and twisted the people they’ve hired to represent them really are…
A Nebraska Democratic Party official has refused calls to resign her volunteer position after calling reactions to this week’s shooting of a high-ranking Republican member of Congress “so funny” on social media.
NOT FUNNY: Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA) a married father of two young children, is listed in critical condition after a 66 yr. old Democrat and Bernie Sanders supporter opened fire on Republicans who were practicing for their annual Democrat-Republican charity baseball game in Alexandria, VA.
Chelsey Gentry-Tipton of Omaha said in statement that she will not resign as chairwoman of the party’s Black Caucus, saying her post was taken out of context by party officials.
Screen shot below is taken from Gentry-Tipton’s Facebook page:
The Nebraska party’s leadership asked Gentry-Tipton to step down Wednesday, several hours after she wrote, in a Facebook thread about the shooting at in Alexandria, Virginia, “Watching the congressman crying on live tv abt the trauma they experienced. Y is this so funny tho?”
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot in the early morning incident at a Washington, D.C., area baseball field. Four others were shot or injured. The gunman was shot and later died.
Messages left Thursday with Gentry-Tipton seeking an interview were not immediately returned.
Jane Kleeb, chairwoman of the Nebraska Democrats, said the news media’s interest in what amounts to an internal party dispute was troubling and distracted from the more important issue of gun violence. Nonetheless, she confirmed that she and the party’s central committee were “deeply disappointed” in the comments.
“Anyone who commits violence against anyone is wrong,” Kleeb said Thursday. “Anyone who makes insensitive comments about gun violence is wrong. For me that’s the end of the story.”
In a separate Facebook post, Gentry-Tipton refused “at this point” to resign. Via: Omaha World-Herald