Broward County Sheriff Israel was on the defense the entire time he was being interviewed by CNN’s Jake Tapper. Tapper drilled him with questions about what he should be responsible for in the wake of the horrific school shooting that killed 17.
TAPPER GOT TESTY WHEN THE SHERIFF GOT SNARKY: You won’t believe what the sheriff said!
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Israel defended his record and said he would not resign over the mishandling of the shooting. He placed focus on the school deputy who did not go into the school to help:
REMEMBER THAT HE HAS REPEATEDLY SAID THAT PETERSON SHOULD HAVE GONE IN TO “KILL THE KILLER”
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SHERIFF ISRAEL SAYS HE WON’T RESIGN: “Of course I won’t resign,” says Sheriff Scott Israel, after Florida state representative sends letter to Gov. Rick Scott calling for Israel’s removal for “neglect of duty and incompetence”
“I’ve demonstrated amazing leadership”
"Of course I won't resign," says Sheriff Scott Israel, after Florida state representative sends letter to Gov. Rick Scott calling for Israel's removal for "neglect of duty and incompetence" #CNNSOTU https://t.co/tQ0ai2G92p
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