Despite the recent shooting at the GOP congressional baseball practice that has brought the issue of violence-inciting rhetoric to the forefront, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) posted a video Thursday that has many outraged.
Warren tweeted out a message regarding the new GOP healthcare bill: ““I’ve read the Republican ‘health care’ bill.’ This is blood money. They’re paying for tax cuts with American lives.”
Accompanying her tweet was a video she filmed from her office, condemning the new healthcare plan.
She alleged that the Republicans put in deeper cuts to medicaid in order to pay for the new healthcare plan, and lamented that now funding for Planned Parenthood is just “gone.”
Warren slammed the new option that will allow people who have insurance on the private markets to choose plans that cut out some services they don’t need – such as maternity care, mental health care, and treatment for opioid addiction.
I’ve read the Republican “health care” bill. This is blood money. They’re paying for tax cuts with American lives. pic.twitter.com/298DLguNiM
— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) June 22, 2017
Warren was slammed on Twitter by many people either comparing her “blood money” comment to the irony of her upset that Planned Parenthood would be defunded, or the possibility that her comment could inspire the next “Hodgkinson” to commit another shooting.
Today we also published another story of former FBI special agent Cesar Paz soundly condemning the liberal media and liberal politicians whose rhetoric incites violence. He compared it to the way the words of former Muslim imam Anwar al-Awlaki has incited terrorists to join ISIS and commits acts of terror, even in America.
Actually Obamacare was blood money. It literally killed people. #defundplannedparenthood
— Matthew Prewett (@matthewprewett) June 22, 2017
“Blood money.” What a disgusting demagogue. Also, the law she’s slandering her opponents to protect is failing & actively harming millions. https://t.co/21n0FbREAq
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) June 23, 2017
She was, minutes before, defending the abortion industry, which funds her campaign. https://t.co/XsBu8u3AMv
— Tim Carney (@TPCarney) June 23, 2017
Heath care bill is “blood money”..they’re paying for tax cuts w/ “American lives”. This is a dog whistle by Warren for those like Hodgkinson https://t.co/jjqCNNT1Mj
— Nick Short (@PoliticalShort) June 22, 2017
I’m fine w/ rhetoric, but if GOP member of congress called the Democrats killers the week after assassination attempt, media would LOSE IT. https://t.co/dqqL0R8Dz2
— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) June 22, 2017
Here is Elizabeth Warren inspiring future Hodgkinsons https://t.co/kri0wmFNMu
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) June 22, 2017
Really hope no one is radicalized by this kind of incendiary speech https://t.co/WlpuaSSX9r
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) June 23, 2017
Warren had also used the term “blood money” when she spoke against the bill in the U.S. Senate Thursday.
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