GOP chair says Scalise shooting will lead to Republican victory…

GOP chair says Scalise shooting will lead to Republican victory in Georgia’s 6th District

  • A GOP chairman in Georgia thinks last week’s shooting in Alexandria, Virginia., will help Republican Karen Handel win Georgia’s 6th District special election Tuesday.
  • Brad Carver, a Republican Party chairman in a neighboring congressional district, told the Washington Post that the shooting that left Rep. Steve Scalise seriously wounded, will help “decide the election” for Handel.
  • “I’ll tell you what: I think the shooting is going to win this election for us” Carver told the Washington Post at a rally for Handel. “Because moderates and independents in this district are tired of left-wing extremism.” Read more (6/19/17)