IA-Sen: Sen. Joni Ernst (R), “People investigating Trump are just like cop who killed George Floyd”

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Kudos to Dan Desai Martin at The American Independent for capturing this:

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) compared the police officer who killed George Floyd to the Justice Department officials investigating Donald Trump, during an interview with a local radio station earlier this month.

“The example of George Floyd, you know, that was a bad actor, a bad policeman. We do have bad actors at the FBI and Justice Department as well,” Ernst told KXEL, an Iowa talk radio station, on July 3 referring to investigations into Trump prior to the 2016 election.

“And so we're trying to ferret those people out,” she continued. “We want to know how far this goes. Is it from just some bad actors in a basement somewhere at DOJ and FBI, or does that rise all the way to the top to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden?

Ernst claimed that “bad actors in these law enforcement agencies” sought to “take down political opponents, which is exactly what we saw happening at DOJ and FBI during the race for the White House and President Trump was the subject of those wrongdoings.”

That is the most idiotic comparison I have ever heard. If we want to get rid of “bad actors”, let’s start with voting out Joni Ernst and voting in Theresa Greenfield (D. IA) and flipping Iowa Blue in November. Click below to donate and get involved with Greenfield, Biden and their fellow Iowa Democrats campaigns:

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  • July 11, 2020