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Nebraska Democrat Party Official: “I’m Glad (Scalise) Was Shot. I Wish He Was F***ING Dead!”

Top Nebraska Democrat Party official Phil Montag, a former member of Hillary Clinton’s Leadership Council, was caught on tape saying something shocking about Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) after he was shot practicing for the Congressional baseball game.

As Circa reports, this top Democrat leader is endorsing deadly political violence:

A Nebraska Democratic Party official was ousted Thursday after audio recording surfaced of him making offensive remarks about U.S. Rep Steve Scalise.

Phil Montag, former co-chair of the state party’s technology committee, said he wished Scalise was dead.
I’m glad he got shot. I’m not fucking saying that in public. I wish he was f**king dead.
—Phil Montag, former co-chair of tech committee

Montag was relieved of his volunteer duties after Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb received audio recording of Montag’s comments obtained by The World-Herald.

“Wishing a Member of Congress or any individual dead is disgusting and has no place in our party,” Kleeb said.

In an interview Thursday, Montag said he was “horrified” by the shooting of Scalise and all gun violence and that his words were edited to be taken out of context. “I did not call for the congressman’s death,” Montag said.

Nebraska Democratic Party Chairwoman Jane Kleeb confirmed to affiliate FOX 42 News Thursday it was Montag’s voice on the recording.

Here is the audio: (LANGUAGE WARNING)

This is unacceptable. It’s crossing a serious line endorsing the murder of your political opponents, and it’s this sort of shameful rhetoric which encouraged the Bernie Sanders-supporter to show up at the baseball practice and shoot.



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