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cali

(114,904 posts)
Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:41 AM Aug 2016

Trump advisor repeats call for Hillary Clinton to be 'shot in a firing squad for treason'

The rocks these people crawled out from under, need to be firmly replaced.

A New Hampshire state representative and advisor to Donald Trump's presidential campaign doubled down Tuesday on his incendiary calls last month that Hillary Clinton should be executed for treason.

But Al Baldasaro, who co-chairs Trump's national veterans coalition, blamed the "liberal media," a frequent target of the Trump campaign, for misrepresenting his language.

"The liberal media took what I said and went against the law and the Constitution and ran with it, and they said that I wanted her assassinated, which I never did," Baldasaro said in an interview with the Republican/MassLive.com.

"I said I spoke as a veteran, and she should be shot in a firing squad for treason," he added.

Reports published at the time quoted Baldasaro as saying Clinton should be shot by firing squad for her use of a private email server while she was secretary of State, not that she should be assassinated.


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http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/
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Trump advisor repeats call for Hillary Clinton to be 'shot in a firing squad for treason' (Original Post) cali Aug 2016 OP
I couldn't find any news reports say he wanted her assassinated Jarqui Aug 2016 #1
Here's the recording of him saying it. grossproffit Aug 2016 #2
Trial by kangaroo court, followed by execution LuvLoogie Aug 2016 #4
Wonder if this vile man will grant her a trial?? My stomach just turns and I riversedge Aug 2016 #3
Condemn it? He encourages it. LuvLoogie Aug 2016 #5
Baldasaro is a Birther too Hokie Aug 2016 #6
these people are despicable. Sick in the head and heart. cali Aug 2016 #7

Jarqui

(10,150 posts)
1. I couldn't find any news reports say he wanted her assassinated
Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:51 AM
Aug 2016

searching google news.

I did see he want after Gold Star father Khan

He has wackjobs advising his campaign and distracting another news cycle

LuvLoogie

(7,167 posts)
4. Trial by kangaroo court, followed by execution
Wed Aug 17, 2016, 08:05 AM
Aug 2016

Is murder just the same. These wingers think having served in the military gives them some kind of moral authority in politics. Fuck them.

riversedge

(71,031 posts)
3. Wonder if this vile man will grant her a trial?? My stomach just turns and I
Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:58 AM
Aug 2016

get a visceral reaction when I see these type headlines. This has to stop but I do not know how it will stop when leaders in our country just close their ears to it. Trump really should publicly condemn this type of dangerous nonsense. And it is dangerous.

Hokie

(4,288 posts)
6. Baldasaro is a Birther too
Wed Aug 17, 2016, 08:31 AM
Aug 2016

Back in 2011 he was one of the people who filed a challenge to try to keep President Obama off the NH primary ballot in 2012.

Here is a video of the unhappy Birthers including Al after the election commission tossed out Orly Taitz's challenge filed on their behalf.

 

cali

(114,904 posts)
7. these people are despicable. Sick in the head and heart.
Wed Aug 17, 2016, 08:46 AM
Aug 2016

Tempting as schadenfreude is, they scare me.

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