In a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday titled “The Right of the People Peaceably to Assemble: Protecting Speech by Stopping Anarchist Violence,” far-left Sen. Mazie Hirono walked out after refusing to condemn the violence of domestic terrorists Antifa.
Sen. Ted Cruz hosted the hearing, pointing out correctly that “violent anarchists and Marxists are exploiting protests to transform them into riots and direct assaults on the lives and safety of their fellow Americans.” After Hirono’s remarks, Cruz told the assembly that “throughout her remarks she still did not say a negative word about Antifa, nor has any Democrat here. They instead engage in a political game where –”
At that point Hirono got up to walk out, and Cruz offered her one last chance: “You’re welcome to say something negative about Antifa right now.” Hirono just paused to say, “I think I covered the subject quite well.”
The Democrats continue to refuse to denounce left-wing violence ravaging American cities because Antifa is the militant arm of the Democrat Party.