Nebraska Dem Party Official Mocks Republicans After Scalise Shooting: ‘Y Is This so Funny’

Nebraska Dem Party Official Mocks Republicans After Scalise Shooting: ‘Y Is This so Funny’


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Nebraska Dem Party Official Mocks Republicans After Scalise Shooting: ‘Y Is This so Funny’
freebeacon ^ | June 16, 2017 | Paul Crookston

Posted on 06/16/2017 11:25:28 PM PDT by MarvinStinson

The chairwoman of the Nebraska Democratic Party’s Black Caucus is resisting pressure to resign after she called Republicans’ reactions to the shooting of House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) “so funny.”

Chelsey Gentry-Tipton of Omaha, Neb. also wrote on Facebook that she was “having a hard time feeling bad” for Republicans, the Omaha World-Herald reported. Both comments were made Wednesday, the day of the shooting in Alexandria, Va. that injured Scalise and four others.

The chairwoman of the Nebraska Democratic Party, Jane Kleeb, has requested for Gentry-Tipton’s resignation.

Gentry-Tipton said “Y is this so funny tho?” in response to a post floating the possibility that the shooter was angry about congressional Republicans’ health care proposal.

Gentry-Tipton then responded to criticism of her first comment by saying that it is “hard to feel bad” for Republicans who use the National Rifle Association to “pad their pockets with complete disregard for human life.”

Gentry-Tipton then took to Facebook again to reject calls for her resignation, saying that her comments were taken out of context and accusing her fellow Democrats of trying to undermine her. She also used the post as an opportunity to accuse Democrats of not understanding and reacting promptly to matters that affect the black community, including gun violence, wage inequality, and workplace bigotry.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: scalise; shooting


To: MarvinStinson

Black caucus in Nebraska? Both of them?

2 posted on 06/16/2017 11:26:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There’d be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)

To: MarvinStinson

3 posted on 06/16/2017 11:34:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Illegal immigration is the first step in the voter fraud process.)

To: MarvinStinson

Chelsey Gentry-Tipton


To: MarvinStinson

They think this kind of thing hurts us but, in actuality, it serves us. keep it up dems.

5 posted on 06/16/2017 11:39:46 PM PDT by RC one (The 2nd Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances)

To: FlingWingFlyer


To: RC one

yep….throw it back in their stinking faces.

7 posted on 06/16/2017 11:42:13 PM PDT by cherry

To: MarvinStinson


To: MarvinStinson

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