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Nancy Pelosi’s Daughter Praises ‘Violent Criminal Attack’ On Rand Paul
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 05: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill on March 5, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s daughter appeared to praise a violent attack on Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Sunday after Paul announced that he had contracted the coronavirus, which originated in China.

Pelosi’s daughter, Christine Pelosi, wrote on Twitter in response to Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) announcing that he was going into quarantine: “Rand Paul’s neighbor was right.”

Romney’s announcement that he was going into quarantine followed Paul announcing on Sunday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Christine Pelosi was responding to a tweet from Washington Post reporter Paul Kane, who wrote in response to Romney’s announcement, “He told us the other day his biggest personal concern was not getting this because his wife has MS. Now he can’t see her for almost 2 weeks.”

Romney’s statement said:

“Since Senator Romney sat next to Senator Paul for extended periods in recent days and consistent with CDC guidance, the attending physician has ordered him to immediately self-quarantine and not to vote on the Senate floor. He has no symptoms but will be tested. He urges members to pass a relief package as quickly as possible that provides assistance for families, workers, and small businesses.”

Paul was violently attacked by his Democrat neighbor in November 2017 at his home in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Paul announced on Monday that he was tested for the coronavirus because of recent traveling that he had gone on with his wife and his weekly flights that are a part of his job.

“Given that my wife and I had traveled extensively during the weeks prior to COVID-19 social distancing practices, and that I am at a higher risk for serious complications from the virus due to having part of my lung removed seven months ago, I took a COVID-19 test when I arrived in D.C. last Monday,” Paul said in a statement. “I believe we need more testing immediately, even among those without symptoms.  The nature of COVID-19 put me – and us all – in a Catch-22 situation.  I didn’t fit the criteria for testing or quarantine.  I had no symptoms and no specific encounter with a COVID-19 positive person.  I had, however, traveled extensively in the U.S. and was required to continue doing so to vote in the Senate.  That, together with the fact that I have a compromised lung, led me to seek testing.  Despite my positive test result, I remain asymptomatic for COVID-19.

Christine Pelosi’s inflammatory remarks ignited a firestorm online.

Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway tweeted: “Democrat leader’s daughter encouraging violent attacks on Republican senators. Truly awful.”

Political commentator Stephen Miller tweeted: “Are we not doing that dangerous rhetoric thing anymore? Journalists passed around some kook thing Paul’s dad wrote yesterday. Here’s the daughter of the Speaker of the House endorsing assault on Rand Paul.”

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee tweeted: “Will @Twitter and @jack find it ok to approve of a cowardly blindside felony attack by a crazed liberal neighbor? The world watches and waits to see if these “kind and tolerant” comments will be consequenced.”

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tweeted: “This is sick & twisted. Rand has contracted coronavirus; in 2017, in a violent criminal attack, he suffered 6 broken ribs, pneumonia & had part of his lung removed—all of which puts him at much greater risk from this deadly virus—and you’re siding w/ the attacker? #LoveEachOther”

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