WH spox blames GOP for Louisville bank massacre in sick exploitation of tragedy

The White House took the lead in blaming Republicans for the latest senseless mass shooting, this time at a Kentucky bank where a disgruntled employee killed five people on Monday, providing the left-wing political party and its allies with another opportunity to exploit a tragedy in order to push their extreme anti-Second Amendment agenda.

Democrats and anti-gun activists swarmed like vultures shortly after the news broke that a 25-year-old man who has been described as being suicidal opened fire at Old National Bank in Louisville, taking the lives of four of his bank colleagues and leaving nine injured, one of who would later die, after making a series of disturbing social media posts that precluded his murderous rampage, one that he reportedly live-streamed on Instagram.


As is always the case when a troubled individual murderously acts out, there is no serious discussion of the country’s mental health epidemic, only the scoring of political points and the advancing of the disarmament agenda that seeks to strip law-abiding gun owners of their constitutionally protected right to bear arms and once again, it was White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre who was at the tip of the spear in accusing Republicans of having blood on their hands, shaming them during Monday’s daily press briefing.

“Once again, today the president has called on Republicans in Congress to work together with Democrats to take action,” Jean-Pierre said. “To ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines, to require safe storage of firearms, to require background checks for all gun sales, to eliminate gun manufacturer’s immunity from liability.”

“These are common sense actions we can, we can ask for and should be getting right now,” she added. “And it’s what Americans want, we know the majority of the American people support this,” a dubious assertion that she didn’t back up with solid data.

“Instead, we’ve watched Republican official after Republican official, after Republican official double down on dangerous bills that make our schools, that makes our places…,” Jean-Pierre continued,  glancing down at her notes,” places of worship, that makes our communities less safe, while too many Americans are paying with their lives.”

“So again, we need to act and we need Republicans to show some courage,” she said. “Republicans in Congress.”

Jean-Pierre’s boss also strongly suggested that GOP lawmakers are as guilty of the murders as the man who actually pulled the trigger.

“Once again, our nation mourns after a senseless act of gun violence – Jill and I pray for the lives lost and impacted by today’s shooting,” tweeted President Joe Biden.

“Too many Americans are paying for the price of inaction with their lives,” the divider-in-chief added. “When will Republicans in Congress act to protect our communities?”

Vice President Kamala Harris also took to Twitter to scoff at the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans.

“We grieve for those lost and pray for those wounded in Louisville, the 146th mass shooting in our nation this year,” the veep wrote. “We need leaders with the courage to act. We can’t fall for a false choice between upholding the 2nd Amendment and saving lives. We can do both.”

In a lighter moment when Republican lawmakers weren’t being smeared as accessories to murder, Jean-Pierre welcomed a very special guest.

The historic first black lesbian immigrant to be tabbed for the important role as White House spox also recently blamed the slaughter of six people including three young children who were the victims of a disturbed transgender woman at a Nashville Christian school on Republicans.

A strong majority of Americans want lawmakers to act on commonsense gun safety reforms. Instead, from Florida to North Carolina to the U.S. House of Representatives, we’ve watched Republican officials double down on dangerous bills that make our schools, places of worship, and communities less safe. It’s unconscionable, it’s reckless, and too many Americans are paying with their lives,” Biden said in a statement on the Louisville murders.

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Chris Donaldson


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