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Rep. Ayanna Pressley Accuses GOP Colleagues of ‘Chemical Warfare’ for Not Wearing Masks During Incursion

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Accuses GOP Colleagues of ‘Chemical Warfare’ for Not Wearing Masks During Incursion

Rep. Ayanna Pressley is making outrageous accusations that GOP members were committing acts of chemical warfare against her during the Capital incursion by not wearing masks.

(CNSNews.com) – Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) accused GOP members of Congress who refused to wear masks during Capitol riots of committing “chemical warfare.”

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“It’s criminal behavior …. I don’t know what else to call it. They have been complicit from the very beginning and their willful criminality to carry the water for Donald Trump and the science denials, which allowed this pandemic to rage out of control, and then by refusing to wear masks,” she said in a video.

“This is criminal behavior — that’s chemical warfare so far as I’m concerned,” said Pressley, whose husband tested positive for the coronavirus after being locked down inside the Capitol with her during the siege.

“This is exactly why we should be moving, and I was very proud to be an original co-sponsor of Representative Bush’s resolution calling for the expulsion of these members,” she said, referring to a resolution by Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) introduced on Monday to investigate and potentially expel House members “who sought to overturn the 2020 Presidential election.”

“They are unfit to serve. When they took us to the ‘safe room,’ and I walked in and saw, there was this contingent of anti-maskers in the room gathered, I immediately exited. So imagine in that moment the choice that I was making, and we were told as we left that space, you’ll be on your own in an evacuation, and I said, I’ll take my chances,” Pressley said.

“So in the midst of this terrorizing event, which inflicted great trauma, injury and loss of life, where you would think even in that moment that they would attempt to extend some grace, some collegiality or just to be decent human beings, they chose to recklessly endanger the members in that room, my spouse, my staff, and that of everyone else who was in proximity to them,” she added.

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It is obvious from her comments, Rep. Ayanna Pressley is clueless what the difference is between chemical and biological warfare is, and this brings up a scary point. If someone is this uneducated on basic facts, how on earth are they qualified to serve? I would say by her actions she isn’t, but we are a representative Republic, this would mean that she represents the people that voted for her, something I would never admit to if I were one of them.

I guess we should not set the bar too high after this Democrat asked this question:

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Timothy Benton

Student of history, a journalist for the last 2 years. Specialize in Middle East History, more specifically modern history with the Israeli Palestinian conflict. Also, a political commentator has been a lifetime fan of politics.

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