Vip Minority Leader Steve Scalise has asked what is needed for liberals to condemn violence against conservatives after a Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire last week over pictures showing his supporters at a fundraising event. of President Trump.
Pictures released by a woman who witnessed the killing Friday night showed supporters of Senator Martin Sandoval, who represents the 11th Illinois district – including parts of Chicago – that are operating in front of guests, WCIA reports.
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"I'm glad he took ownership and said he was wrong," Scalise said.
The 2017 attack left Scalise badly injured on Virginia's baseball field.
The attack on James Hodgkinson, backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, was aimed specifically at members of the Republican House as they practiced for the Congressional Baseball Game.
Scalise has become a problem that top democratic leaders do not condemn liberal violence.
"None of them deny that. … You don't see the left condemning that. "
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He said Trump should be left alone to do his job, such as revamping the middle class.
He's fighting for forgotten Americans, said the Louisiana Republican, who wants to see problems resolved and people fighting for them, Scalise said.