Harder votes to block resolution condemning rioting and acts of violence directed at law enforcement

In an act of blatant partisan politics, House Democrats unanimously voted to block a resolution condemning rioting and acts of violence directed at law enforcement.

The resolution, introduced by Representative Greg Steube (R-FL), condemned the killing of George Floyd and expressed support for peaceful protests while noting that some protests have been “exploited by violent extremists” carrying out “acts of violence, looting, destruction of business and personal property, and additional loss of life.”

Apparently, this was a step too far for Congressman Josh Harder and his friends in Congress, who in recent weeks have moved to appease radical calls to defund police.

“The refusal of Nancy Pelosi, Josh Harder, and other national Democrats to disavow calls to abolish the police is one of the most disgraceful and dangerous examples of political pandering in American history,” remarked Dr. Ted Howze, candidate for California’s 10th Congressional District. “Now more than ever, it’s important to do everything we can to show our men and women in blue just how much we support them and their efforts to keep us