Nadler “The protesters aren’t mobs. They are mothers, and veterans and mayors”

Early into Attorney General William Barr’s hearing, Rep. Jerry Nadler made the claim that the protests were about to wind down in Portland before federal officers were sent in.

Nadler also said “The protesters aren’t mobs. They are mothers, and veterans and mayors” before accusing Barr of projecting “fear and violence” in pursuit of “obvious political objectives.”

Nadler then concluded “Shame on you, Mr. Barr.”

In a video that was widely cited and that has now been viewed over 4 million times on Twitter, Rep. Nadler calls Antifa violence in Portland “a myth.”

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Prior to Attorney General Barr’s House Judiciary testimony, Rep. Jim Jordan played an extended video montage of violent protests.

The montage was carried live on cable news networks including CNN and infuriated some Democrats on social media who called it “propaganda.”

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