mic.com - 65 days ago
GOP chair says Scalise shooting will lead to Republican victory in Georgia's 6th District
A GOP chairman in Georgia thinks last week's shooting at a Congressional baseball game practice in Alexandria, Virginia., will help push Republican nominee Karen Handel to victory in Georgia's 6th District special election Tuesday.
Brad Carver, a Republican Party chairman in a neighboring congressional district, told the Washington Post that the shooting that left Rep. Steve Scalise seriously wounded, will help "decide the election" for Handel. "I’ll tell you what: I think the shooting is going to win this election for us" Carver told the Washington Post at a rally for Handel. "Because moderates and independents in this district are tired of left-wing extremism. I get that there’s extremists on both sides, but we are not seeing them. We’re seeing absolute resistance to everything this president does. Moderates and independents out there want to give him a chance. Democrats have never given this president a chance."
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