The father of a sufferer within the mass faculty taking pictures in Parkland, Florida, tweeted at Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) “you’re a liar” over his claims on Thursday that Democrats haven’t accomplished their job on gun management laws.
During a House Judiciary Committee listening to, Jordan accused Democrats of “political theater” of their “Protecting Our Kids Act” laws saying they failed earlier to succeed in out about “markups” or adjustments within the proposed laws.
“Democrats never once reached out to us to seek our input on the legislation we are considering here today,” Jordan claimed.
But Fred Guttenberg — whose 14-year-old daughter, Jaimie, was certainly one of 17 folks killed in 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — identified that he and others testified three months in the past in regards to the proposals, however Jordan skipped a lot of the listening to.
“Perhaps had you not spent most of the time out of the hearing, you would remember,” Guttenberg snapped in a tweet.
Guttenberg additionally angrily took on different Republicans over their testimony Thursday on the proposed laws.
He hailed criticism of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), who blasted Gaetz for urging a ready interval earlier than taking any motion on gun management.
“He acted as if we’ve had two shootings in America,” Cicilline stated disdainfully of Gaetz’s proposal. “We are responding to thousands and thousands and thousands of shootings in this country over the last decade. We waited too long already.”
“Honor the memories of those who we’ve lost to gun violence by taking this issue seriously and being committed to finding a solution,” he added.
Gaetz responded that Americans cherish their weapons, to which Cicilline requested, “Do they cherish their children, Mr. Gaetz? All children in America are at risk.”