House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) Speaks to CNN Monday that he called Representative Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) last week after Gosar tweeted a now-deleted anime video depicting him killing Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) and attack President Biden.
“He took down the video and stated that he does not support violence against anyone. No one should have violence. [against them]”McCarthy told CNN.” I called him when I heard about the video, and he stated that he doesn’t support violence and that he took the video down.”
Although McCarthy reached out to the Arizona lawmaker, he did not publicly comment on the situation until Monday and also did not “directly condemn Gosar’s conduct, only noting that Gosar deleted the tweet after the conversation.” their story,” CNN wrote.
Gosar had previously defended the video as a “truly iconic depiction of the fight against immigration policy”, and in a Sunday newsletter to voters, further condemning the reaction. the ferocity it is receiving, saying that he discovered “infant tantrums falsely and over-vented and staunch accusations that the cartoon was dangerous to be amusing or intentionally exaggerated.” chemistry”, according to CNN and Newsweek.
On Monday, Ocasio-Cortez said House Democratic leadership was taking Gosar’s punishment “very seriously,” though she doubted McCarthy would do anything about it. Senior Democrats have privately discussed critical moderation as an option, though a final call has yet to be made, according to the report. Politico.
https://theweek.com/kevin-mccarthy/1007182/kevin-mccarthy-says-he-spoke-with-paul-gosar-about-the-now-deleted-violent | Kevin McCarthy says he spoke to Paul Gosar about the now-deleted Twitter violent video