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Shannen Doherty, star of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Charmed,' dead at 53

The Blaze - 24 min 59 sec ago


Shannen Doherty – star of "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Charmed " – is dead at age 53.

Doherty died on Saturday following a long battle with cancer.

“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of actress, Shannen Doherty. On Saturday, July 13, she lost her battle with cancer after many years of fighting the disease. The devoted daughter, sister, aunt, and friend was surrounded by her loved ones as well as her dog, Bowie. The family asks for their privacy at this time so they can grieve in peace," Doherty’s publicist Leslie Sloane said of the celebrity's death in a statement.

Doherty was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2015. The cancer went into remission in 2017. However, the cancer returned in 2019 and began to spread throughout her body. In February 2020, she revealed that the breast cancer had metastasized to Stage 4. The cancer spread to her bones and her brain in 2023.

Doherty told "Good Morning America" in 2020, "I don't think I've processed it. It's a bitter pill to swallow in a lot of ways. I definitely have days where I say, 'Why me?' And then I go, 'Well, why not me? Who else? Who else besides me deserves this?' None of us do. But I would say that my first reaction is always concern about how – how am I going to tell my mom, my husband."

Doherty began her Hollywood career as a child actor at age 10 in 1981 by appearing in "Father Murphy," a Western drama created by Michael Landon. She went on to appear on popular TV shows such as "Little House on the Prairie," "Our House," "Magnum, P.I.," "Airwolf," "Highway to Heaven," and "21 Jump Street."

At age 19, Doherty became a major television star portraying Brenda Walsh on "Beverly Hills, 90210." In 1998, she starred as Prue Halliwell in the massively successful "Charmed" TV series.

The actress appeared in movies such as "Heathers," "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," "Mallrats," and "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back."

Doherty continued her acting career during her cancer battle, most recently appearing in the "Darkness of Man" movie that debuted in May.

She also hosted her own podcast, “Let’s Be Clear with Shannen Doherty,” where she discussed her career and how breast cancer had impacted her life.

Doherty was married three times, including to actor George Hamilton's son Ashley Hamilton, poker player Rick Salomon, and photographer Kurt Iswarienko. Doherty filed for divorce from Iswarienko in April 2023 after 11 years of marriage.

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Shadow of infamous 1912 assassination attempt still looms over Milwaukee

The Blaze - 1 hour 33 min ago


As delegates from 56 states and territories descend on Milwaukee for the Republican National Convention July 15-18, they will gather just a few blocks from the site of the attempted assassination of former President Theodore Roosevelt on October 14, 1912.

The shadow of the July 13 attempted murder of former President Donald J. Trump in Pennsylvania will loom large over the 2024 GOP convention, so Milwaukee’s historical ties to another attempted assassination plot take on added significance nearly 112 years later.

One of the 2024 GOP convention hotels — the Hyatt Regency on West Kilbourn Avenue — is built right over the site where Roosevelt was shot just after 8 p.m. on that fateful October Monday.

Roosevelt, who assumed the presidency in 1901 after the assassination of President William McKinley and served until 1909, was on a campaign swing seeking a third term in office under the banner of the Progressive Party, nicknamed the Bull Moose Party.

Roosevelt founded the Bull Moose Party when he failed to garner the Republican nomination for president in 1912. He arrived in Milwaukee by train from Chicago after a campaign stop in Racine, Wisconsin, scheduled to give a stump speech at the downtown Milwaukee Auditorium.

Roosevelt had dinner at the Hotel Gilpatrick just blocks from the Milwaukee Auditorium. He emerged about 8 p.m., and after walking to his car, Roosevelt stood in the tonneau of the open car, planning to acknowledge the gathered crowd.

'Looks as though I have been hit, but I don’t think it is serious.'

What Roosevelt didn’t know is that John Flammang Schrank, a deranged unemployed bartender from New York, stood in the crowd with an aim to kill Roosevelt in a delusional idea of revenge for the assassination of President McKinley more than a decade earlier.

Schrank — who later told police he had a vision of McKinley’s ghost, who said he blamed Roosevelt for his murder and wanted Schrank to shoot him — had been following Roosevelt across eight states, looking for his opportunity.

As Roosevelt entered the open back seat and lifted his hat, Schrank stepped forth, armed with a .38-caliber Colt Police Positive Special revolver, according to the Milwaukee Police Historical Society. He fired a single shot into Roosevelt’s right chest.

Then-Vice President Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901 after the assassination of President William McKinley. He served until 1909 and ran unsuccessfully in 1912 as the Bull Moose Party candidate.Library of Congress

“The colonel’s life in all human probability was saved by the manuscript of the speech intended to deliver at the Auditorium, a bulky package of letters and his heavy spectacle case,” the Chicago Daily Tribune wrote.

“The bullet passed through these various objects, they absorbing its dangerous force and velocity, deflecting its course and preventing a much more dangerous wound.”

Roosevelt had a folded copy of his 50-page speech in the breast pocket of his Army coat, along with a steel case for his pince-nez spectacles. Those objects slowed the bullet before it tore through his shirt and punctured the chest just below the right nipple. The slug lodged near two ribs.

Albert Martin, one of Roosevelt’s secretaries, “leaped over the car a second after the bullet sped on its way” and “landed squarely on the assassin’s shoulders and bore him to the ground,” the Associated Press reported. “The colonel was not dismayed. ‘Looks as though I have been hit,’ he said, ‘but I don’t think it is serious.’”

'I do not care a rap about being shot, not a rap.'

“From papers found on the prisoner at the station it appears he was a fanatic who believed it was his mission to prevent a third term in the presidency,” Wisconsin’s Dunn County News reported, “that Roosevelt was responsible for the murder of McKinley and that he was McKinley’s avenger.”

Roosevelt and his aides did not realize the former president had been hit until they were en route to the Milwaukee Auditorium.

“… While the automobile was on its way to the Auditorium one of his escorts saw a bullet hole in his army overcoat,” the Chicago Daily Tribune reported. “The colonel immediately placed his hand inside and a second later drew forth his fingers dripping with blood.”

Even though Roosevelt was bleeding profusely, he insisted on being driven to the Milwaukee Auditorium to give his speech.

“His outer garments were removed in the dressing room and an examination made by the doctors who insisted he go to a hospital, but the colonel declared his intention of speaking if it killed him,” an AP dispatch read.

When Roosevelt reached the speaking platform, a hush fell over the crowd.

Roosevelt “opened his coat and pulled out the perforated manuscript, pointing to the hole made by the bullet,” the Chicago Daily Tribune wrote. “For a moment all eyes were focused on the sheets of paper but a second later the glance of spectators strayed to the colonel’s white shirt, the right side of which was crimsoned with his blood.”

News headlines across America carried word of the assassination attempt on former President Theodore Roosevelt.Oct. 15, 1912 Chicago Daily Tribune

“I do not care a rap about being shot, not a rap,” Roosevelt told the crowd.

“I am going to ask you to be very quiet,” he said, “and please excuse me from making a long speech. I’ll do the best I can, but you see there’s a bullet in my body. But it’s nothing. I’m not hurt badly.”

At one point, referring to the assassination attempt, the former president said, “It takes more than one bullet to kill a Bull Moose.”

Despite the trauma, Roosevelt delivered an 80-minute oration. Even when two doctors sought to intervene and stop the speech, a somewhat unsteady Roosevelt refused. “I am going to finish this speech,” Roosevelt said, according to AP. “Let me alone.”

After the speech, Roosevelt was taken to the city-owned Johnston Emergency Hospital for X-rays, which showed the bullet lodged between two ribs. Doctors decided not to operate, and Roosevelt was sent by train to Chicago.

A team of four surgeons who examined Roosevelt at Mercy Hospital also decided to leave the bullet where it came to rest. It took a four-inch inward-upward track on the chest wall but stopped shy of puncturing Roosevelt’s lung. Roosevelt carried the bullet in his body until his death in 1919 at age 60.

Schrank was examined by a team of psychiatrists and adjudged to be insane. He was first sent to the Northern State Hospital for the Insane near Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but later moved to a new mental hospital near the large state prison at Waupun, Wisconsin. He lived a peaceful existence at the asylum until his death on Sept. 15, 1943.

A Spanish-American war veterans group placed a historical marker outside the Hotel Gilpatrick in 1926. The hotel was razed to a single story in the early 1940s and torn down completely in the 1970s to make way for the Hyatt Regency. A lobby display at the Hyatt memorializes the day a would-be assassin became a prominent figure in Milwaukee history.

Trump Defiant, Leaving for Republican National Convention: Cannot Allow 'Potential Assassin' to Force Change

Breitbart - 1 hour 35 min ago

Former President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for the Republican National Convention, believing that he cannot allow a "potential assassin" to change his plans.

The post Trump Defiant, Leaving for Republican National Convention: Cannot Allow ‘Potential Assassin’ to Force Change appeared first on Breitbart.

Local police officer encountered Trump rally gunman on roof prior to shooting: AP sources

The Blaze - 1 hour 40 min ago


A local police officer encountered the suspected gunman at former President Donald Trump's rally Saturday in Butler, Pennsylvania, on a nearby roof before the shooting started — but retreated down a ladder when the gunman pointed a rifle at the officer, law enforcement officials told the Associated Press.

The AP, citing the officials, said rally attendees warned local police after noticing a male climbing to a nearby building's roof not long before shots rang out.

The AP said its analysis of more than a dozen videos and photos from the scene of the Trump rally ... shows the shooter was able to get astonishingly close to the stage where the former president was speaking.

The outlet said one local police officer climbed to the roof and encountered suspected gunman Thomas Matthew Crooks, who pointed his rifle at the officer — after which the officer retreated down the ladder and Crooks "quickly took a shot toward Trump." The AP — citing the officials, who spoke to the outlet on the condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation — said that's when Secret Service snipers shot the gunman.

Crooks, 20, was shot dead. CBS News, citing multiple law enforcement sources, reported that the gunman was armed with a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle and opened fire from a shed's roof outside the cordoned-off rally area. Trump — who was seen on video bleeding from his right ear after shots rang out — survived the shooting and was whisked away by Secret Service.

The gunman critically wounded two rally attendees and fatally shot one — identified as Corey Comperator, a husband, father, and devout Christian.

Democrat Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro said Comperator was "a girl dad. Corey was a firefighter. Corey went to church every Sunday. Corey loved his community. And most especially, Corey loved his family." Comperatore's wife told Shapiro her husband "dove on his family to protect them last night at this rally."

"Corey was the very best of us," Shapiro said. "May his memory be a blessing."

More from the AP:

An AP analysis of more than a dozen videos and photos from the scene of the Trump rally, as well as satellite imagery of the site, shows the shooter was able to get astonishingly close to the stage where the former president was speaking.

A video posted to social media and geolocated by the AP shows the body of a person lying motionless on the roof of a building at AGR International, a manufacturing plant just north of the Butler Farm Show grounds where Trump’s rally was held.

The roof where the person lay was less than 150 meters (164 yards) from where Trump was speaking, a distance from which a decent marksman could reasonably hit a human-sized target. For reference, 150 meters is a distance at which U.S. Army recruits must hit a scaled human-sized silhouette to qualify with the M-16 rifle. The AR-15, like the shooter at the Trump rally had, is the semi-automatic civilian version of the military M-16.

The AP added that Crooks' firing position and clothing led some to wonder if he had military experience, but the outlet noted that all the U.S. military branches said they had no records of Crooks serving.

What else do we know?

Crooks also had explosives in his car and residence, CNN reported, citing law enforcement sources; Crooks' father purchased the gun Crooks used, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing individuals familiar with the investigation.

Reuters said Crooks' father — 53-year-old Matthew Crooks — told CNN he was trying to figure out what happened and would wait until he spoke to law enforcement before speaking about his son.

Fox News, citing voting records, reported that Crooks was a registered Republican, adding that he only took part in the Nov. 8, 2022, state election due to his age. Reuters — citing a 2021 Federal Election Commission filing — added that Crooks at age 17 made a $15 donation to ActBlue, a "political action committee that raises money for left-leaning and Democratic politicians." The outlet added that the donation was for the Progressive Turnout Project, a national group that rallies Democrats to vote. Reuters reported that the groups didn't immediately respond to request for comment.

More from Fox News:

Crooks graduated from Bethel Park High School in 2022. He was one of nearly two dozen students from the school to earn a $500 "star award" from the National Math and Science Initiative.

An online recording of his graduation ceremony shows him walking the stage to minimal applause and briefly posing with a school official, the New York Times reported.

A search by Fox News Digital revealed Crooks would have turned 21 years old this September. He had no reported criminal or traffic citations and no reported bankruptcies, liens or foreclosures.

"We do not currently have an identified motive," Kevin Rojek, FBI Pittsburgh special agent in charge, said at a briefing late Saturday night, according to CBS News.

A law enforcement official said early Sunday that there are so far no known foreign terrorism ties, the suspect was not on law enforcement's radar, and authorities are still running down his name, CBS News added.

The FBI's statement on Crooks also said "this remains an active and ongoing investigation, and anyone with information that may assist with the investigation is encouraged to submit photos or videos online at FBI.gov/butler or call 1-800-CALL-FBI."

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Why Was Trump’s Dedicated Secret Service Detail On Break During PA Rally?

American Greatness - 1 hour 45 min ago
RealClearPolitics correspondent Susan Crabtree reported that the Secret Service agents “protecting” former President Donald Trump at  yesterday’s rally in which he was shot were “temporary […]

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Spain Wins Euro 2024 To Become The Kings Of Europe Yet Again

The Daily Caller - 1 hour 47 min ago
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7 Things We Know About The Man That Shot Trump

The Economic Collapse Blog - 1 hour 52 min ago

I am still in shock.  When I first learned that Donald Trump had been shot, I literally had difficulty processing the information.  I watched footage of the shooting over and over, and honestly I am still trying to put the pieces together.  The Secret Service is supposed to be far better at protecting our leaders than this.  If Trump had not shifted his head at the last moment, he would have almost certainly been killed.  Sadly, firefighter Corey Comperatore was not so fortunate.  He was killed by one of the bullets that the shooter fired.  Trump was hit in the ear, but we are being told that he is doing just fine.  But how long will it be before someone else tries again?

What we just witnessed is truly, truly horrible.  No matter how you plan to vote, we should all be united in denouncing political violence.

For years, many of our political leaders and many in the mainstream media have been using extremely inflammatory language to denounce Donald Trump, and this has caused emotions to run extremely high.

It was only a matter of time before all of that inflammatory language inspired someone to commit an act of great violence.

The following are 8 things that we know about the man that shot Trump…

#1 It is being reported that the shooter is a 20-year-old male named Thomas Matthew Crooks

Authorities have identified the gunman involved in the attack against former US President Donald Trump on Saturday as 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks, who was killed by Secret Service agents at the scene after the shooting.

The FBI named Crooks in a statement early Sunday morning, identifying him as a resident of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania – about 35 miles south of Butler, where Trump was holding his rally.

Crooks fired on Trump while perched on a nearby building rooftop outside the rally’s security perimeter, before being killed by the Secret Service, according to law enforcement officials.

Just like John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald, Thomas Matthew Crooks has three names.

Is that just some sort of bizarre coincidence?

#2 We are being told that Crooks used “an AR-style rifle” to shoot at Trump…

Law enforcement sources told CBS News that Crooks, from Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, had been armed with ‘an AR-style rifle’.

There are some that are claiming that this was a highly advanced rifle that was extremely expensive.  I have not been able to find any official verification of this yet.

#3 Apparently the “AR-style rifle” was originally purchased by the father of Crooks

Two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press that investigators believe the weapon was bought by the father of Thomas Matthew Crooks, who’s been identified as the shooter, at least six months ago.

#4 The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Crooks also had “explosive devices” in his vehicle…

Authorities found explosive devices in the car of the man who officials say tried to assassinate former President Trump, according to people briefed on the investigation.

The car, which Thomas Matthew Crooks drove, was parked near the Trump rally in Butler, PA, on Saturday.

Police received multiple reports of suspicious packages around near where the shooter was, authorities said, prompting them to dispatch bomb technicians.

#5 Crooks was employed at a nearby nursing home and he successfully passed a background check when he applied…

Crooks worked as a dietary aid, a job that generally involves food preparation, at Bethel Park Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, less than a mile from his home. In a statement provided to USA TODAY on Sunday, Marcie Grimm, the facility’s administrator, said she was “shocked and saddened to learn of his involvement.”

“Thomas Matthew Crooks performed his job without concern and his background check was clean,” Grimm said. “We are fully cooperating with law enforcement officials at this time. Due to the ongoing investigation, we cannot comment further on any specifics. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Former President Trump and the victims impacted by this terrible tragedy. We condemn all acts of violence.”

Preparing food at a nursing home is kind of a dead end job for a 20-year-old that is just starting out in life.  This may have fed into any feelings of desperation and depression that he was feeling.

#6 Crooks was a registered Republican, but his only political donation was to a group “working to increase voter turnout for Democrats”

Crooks is registered to vote as a Republican in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, according to county voter records. His voter registration status has been active since 2021.

Federal Election Commission records show that in January 2021, Crooks made a $15 donation to the Progressive Turnout Project, a group working to increase voter turnout for Democrats.

#7 His uncle was interviewed by the Daily Mail, and he said that Crooks and his family were “very private” people

Crooks’ uncle Mark Crooks told DailyMail.com he hadn’t seen the gunman or his parents in years, and described them as ‘very private’.

‘I haven’t seen that part of my family in years,’ he said. ‘Honestly it’s been so long I don’t think much about them

‘It’s a shame. The kid is like a stranger to me. They’re private and they don’t reach out to anybody any time.’

To me, this is an incredibly important detail.

He could have had very serious emotional problems that nobody knew about in advance.

Also, those that are detached from society are the easiest to set up if someone was inclined to do that.

Following the shooting, many liberals were extremely upset that Crooks missed his target.

For example, one young woman posted a video that rapidly went viral in which she very loudly expressed her displeasure that Trump was still alive…

‘We were a second away, we were a centimeter away from half of the problem being gone and you missed,’ Celeste, who goes by cele2t3, screamed in a TikTok video.

Driving in a car, Celeste shared her initial reaction to hearing the sudden news.

‘I just found out about this sh**, it just happened, I haven’t even had a second to process.

She screams at the top of her lungs: ‘You’re telling me somebody finally had the ba**s to bring a “pew pew” and it missed?!’

Yes, there are really people out there that think like this.

In fact, a field director for Mississippi Congressman Bennie G. Thompson was quickly fired after she suggested that Crooks should have gotten some shooting lessons before making his attempt…

Marsaw, 61, the president and vice president of a local NAACP in Natchez, Mississippi, has since deleted the post and her account, but screenshots have been reposted across social media.

She shared: ‘I don’t condone violence but please get some shooting lessons so you don’t miss next time ooops that wasn’t me talking.’

In a follow up post, she said: ‘That’s what your hate speech got you!!’

Marsaw has since been fired from her position. ‘I was made aware of a post made by a staff member and she is no longer in my employment,’ Thompson said.

From this point forward, Trump will need to be very careful.

I think that it is probably just a matter of time before someone else tries again.

In my entire lifetime, no politician has been hated as much as Donald Trump.

I don’t understand why the left hates him so much, but they do.

For a very long time, I have been warning that this would be the most chaotic election season in our history, and over the last few weeks things have certainly gotten really crazy.

But we still have more than three months to go until election day.

Unfortunately, I think that there will be a lot more twists and turns before this thing is over.

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SICK: Biden Megadonor Reid Hoffman Political Advisor Claims Trump Staged Assassination Attempt In Email

American Greatness - 1 hour 56 min ago
Max Meyer shared on X today what he said is a “sick, twisted email in which Reid Hoffman’s chief political advisor Dmitri Mehlhorn says that […]

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NYT, WaPo Blame 'Both Parties' for Attempt on Trump's Life

Breitbart - 1 hour 57 min ago

The editorial boards of the New York Times and the Washington Post are spreading the blame to both political parties for the sniper attack on President Donald Trump.

The post NYT, WaPo Blame ‘Both Parties’ for Attempt on Trump’s Life appeared first on Breitbart.

Bongino Discusses Secret Service Failure as AP Reports Local Police Officer Backed Down from Shooter

Conservative Treehouse - 1 hour 58 min ago

New details about the assassination attempt on President Trump are coming fast. Earlier this morning former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino gave his opinion about the Secret Service almost unfathomable drop in security protocol that allowed a gunman with a rifle to climb atop a building a mere 130 yards away from President Trump.  Having […]

The post Bongino Discusses Secret Service Failure as AP Reports Local Police Officer Backed Down from Shooter appeared first on The Last Refuge.

Good Monday morning. Here is what’s on 46 agenda today: News roundup: Global leaders condemn Donald Trump’s assassination attempt After Trump assassination attempt, Biden campaign […] Source

American Greatness - 2 hours 6 min ago
Good Monday morning. Here is what’s on 46 agenda today: News roundup: Global leaders condemn Donald Trump’s assassination attempt After Trump assassination attempt, Biden campaign […]

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House Dem Who Moved to Revoke Trump’s Secret Service Protection Silent on Bill After Assassination Attempt

The Daily Signal - 2 hours 9 min ago

Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat, filed a bill to revoke Secret Service protection from convicted felons sentenced to prison as former President Donald Trump faced numerous felony prosecutions.

Although Thompson condemned the assassination attempt Saturday evening on Trump, he didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on whether he still supports the bill to deny Secret Service protection to Trump if, in a pending court appearance, the former president is sentenced to prison for his felony convictions in Manhattan Criminal Court.

On April 19, Thompson filed HR 8081, what he calls the “Denying Infinite Security and Government Resources Allocated Toward Convicted and Extremely Dishonorable Former Protectees Act.”

Thompson’s legislation would “automatically” terminate Secret Service protection for those who have been sentenced to prison following conviction for a federal or state felony. The bill’s text and Thompson’s public statement upon filing it suggest he had Trump specifically in mind.

“Unfortunately, current law doesn’t anticipate how Secret Service protection would impact the felony prison sentence of a protectee—even a former president,” Thompson said in a press release about the legislation.

“It is regrettable that it has come to this, but this previously unthought-of scenario could become our reality,” the Mississippi Democrat added. “Therefore, it is necessary for us to be prepared and update the law so the American people can be assured that protective status does not translate into special treatment—and that those who are sentenced to prison will indeed serve the time required of them.”

On May 30, a Manhattan jury convicted Trump of 34 felony counts of falsifying business records with intent to conceal another crime. Judge Juan Merchan initially set a sentencing date for July 11, but delayed sentencing and then the Supreme Court’s ruling in Trump v. United States further complicated the issue.

HR 8081 has yet to make it out of the House Judiciary Committee. Even if it had, Thompson’s bill would not yet have stripped Trump of Secret Service protection since it has yet to pass both chambers of Congress and been signed by President Joe Biden.

Even so, the bill has drawn more scrutiny after a gunman shot and wounded the former president and killed at least one rallygoer about 6:15 p.m. Saturday in Butler, Pennsylvania.

Thompson responded to the shooting with an unequivocal condemnation.

“There is no room in American democracy for political violence,” he said on X. “I am grateful for law enforcement’s fast response to this incident.”

“I am glad the former president is safe, and my thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved,” Thompson added.

However, it seems one of Thompson’s employees didn’t share the congressman’s relief that Trump survived.

“I don’t condone violence but please get you some shooting lessons so you don’t miss next time ooops that wasn’t me talking,” Jacqueline Marsaw, Thompson’s field director for Mississippi, posted on Facebook.

Thompson publicly stated that Marsaw is no longer employed.

“I was made aware of a post made by a staff member and she is no longer in my employment,” he said.

Nine House Democrats co-sponsored HR 8081. They are Troy A. Carter Sr. of Lousiana, Barbara Lee of California, Frederica Wilson (Fla.), Yvette Clarke (N.Y.), Bonnie Watson Coleman (N.J.), Jasmine Crockett (Texas), Joyce Beatty (Ohio), and Steve Cohen (Tenn.).

None of their offices responded to The Daily Signal’s request for comment by publication time.

The post House Dem Who Moved to Revoke Trump’s Secret Service Protection Silent on Bill After Assassination Attempt appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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