Sen. Bernie Sanders says he is “sickened by the despicable” act of supporter James T. Hodgkinson after he shot five, including GOP Rep. Steve Scalise during a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.
Sanders said, “I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign. I am sickened by this despicable act. Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms.”
“Real change can only come about through nonviolent action and anything else runs against our most deeply held American values.”
Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. pic.twitter.com/hyfmmpgXML
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) June 14, 2017