Former NH Republican Party chair and current Tea Party leader Jack Kimball said Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)’s (D-NV) description of those supporting the Bundy family as “domestic terrorists” is indicative of a continuing face-off that will not “end well.”
On April 17th, Fox News reported that Reid used the term “domestic terrorists” to describe those who rallied to support the Bundy family when the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) closed in.
The Examiner reported that Reid tried to bolster this allegation by pointing out that the Bundy family and their supporters were armed. Reid used the terms “sniper rifles,” “assault weapons,” and “automatic weapons” to describe their firearms.
According to the NH Journal, Kimball said he was “concerned” that the Senate Majority Leader would make such comments, and that the use of “domestic terrorism” portends a determination on Reid’s part to keep the fight going.
But that does not mean Bundy supporters are backing down. In fact, Kimball stated that “his friend and fellow New Hampshire 9/12 movement activist Jerry DeLemus” said, “This is not over.”
DeLemus added, “If someone points a gun at me, I’ll definitely point my gun back.”
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