Rep. Jodey Arrington Discusses Recent Shootings and Democratic Candidates
Monday on KFYO Mornings with Dave King and Matt Martin, Congressman Jodey Arrington joined Dave and Matt to talk about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, mental illness in America, presidential candidates, term limits, the theatrics of politics, his upcoming town halls, and more.
Rep. Arrington was asked to talk about the shootings that occurred over the weekend, which he was very saddened by. When talking about the politics of the El Paso shooting, Arrington said:
My concern is, when you mention sort of the politics, is that we don't overreact, but that we let these investigations play out, and then we parse through from A to Z every way we can to prevent these, but also look deep at the root causes. Because it's real easy to look towards the inanimate objects of violence and hatred, and that's what this was, pure hate in El Paso. Ideologically extremist views, racially motivated, it appears. But we've got to go deeper and look at our society and our culture and say what's driving this at its core?
Rep. Arrington also discussed the current democratic candidates and how they could be compared to Donald Trump.
When talking about what Americans want, he said: "Safer, stronger, freer. That's what we all want for our country. Under Donald Trump, we've seen all those things happen across the board. And with the Democrats, it's socialism, and it's an endless investigation."
Watch the full interview with Congressman Jodey Arrington in the video above.