Some Democrats criticized Republicans after the assault on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, accusing their colleagues across the aisle of failing to sufficiently condemn violent rhetoric targeting lawmakers.
“Many people have stayed silent during this time — not Liz Cheney, not Adam Kinzinger within their own party,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said Sunday on NBC News’ “Meet the Press,” referring to two GOP lawmakers on the House Jan. 6 committee.
“I think it is really important that people realize that it is not just this moment of this horrific attack but that we have seen violence perpetrated throughout our political system,” she said. “And there are several things we can do from the security standpoint. … But it is also about making sure we don’t add more election deniers to our political system.”