“THE PRICE OF RAGE Angry political rhetoric fuels deadly hate as congressman remains critical” -Fox News

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Summary: ” A number of anti-Trump Facebook posts, taken down Wednesday by the social media giant, were published to the page that appears to be Hodgkinson’s just two days prior to the shooting. Hodgkinson belonged to a Facebook group called “Terminate the Republican Party,”, and it would appear that always maintained two Facebook pages that featured angry and sometimes violent rants against President Trump. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise still remains in critical condition at the end of being shot in the hip as his Republican team practiced, for Thursday night’s Congressional Baseball Game, a time-honored tradition designed to promote comity, and unity in the Capitol. Despite congressional leaders’ insistence the game shall be played tonight in a show of unity, critics care for Gottlieb say politicians, media pundits, and activist groups bear responsibility, for unsettling political discourse that has crossed the line of civility and could might possibly spawn acts such as Wednesday’s. Pray, for Steve!” Earlier this month, bricks were hurled, and a gas bottle thrown at police officers who were trying to quell the violence between groups of demonstrators both supporting and opposing President Trump when they converged in downtown Portland, Oregon. Hodgkinson wrote in the post: “Here’s a Republican that ought to lose his job but they gave him a raise.” Bernie Sanders, the Vermont Independent who called Hodgkinson’s rampage a “despicable act.” Chuck Schumer, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton and numerous of the talking heads at CNN and MSNBC to shut up.”  (Hodgkinson’s Facebook page was completely filled to capacity with anti-Trump rants.) Critics say the pages offer a snapshot into the frightening hate that has pervaded politics since Trump’s contentious election win last November. Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Ill., who was gunned down by police to final end the shooting at Simpson Field in Alexandria, Va., appears to have always maintained two Facebook pages, each and every replete with profane anti-Trump posts.”

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