Scalise WSJ: Politics has no place for violence


In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise denounces last week’s riots at the U.S Capitol.

In the letter, Scalise recalls his experience from the baseball shooting to stress the need for leaders to lessen destructive rhetoric.

"Republicans and Democrats alike must have the moral clarity to call (violent rhetoric) out whenever it is spoken, not only when it comes from the other side of the political aisle,” Scalise said in the letter.

"I urge all Americans to resist throwing fuel on the fire. Given practical considerations, I believe that both the impeachment process and calls to invoke the 25th Amendment represent just that—more fuel on this raging inferno."

To read the full letter click here