Gruters, Ziegler say Democrats “Enabling these Defund Police Rioters”
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Gruters, Ziegler say Democrats “Enabling these Defund Police Rioters”

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After Florida Senator Rick Scott (R) took to the Senate Floor this past week to condemn Democrats for ushering in “darkness” in America, Florida Republicans continue to denounce democrats, arguing that they are “enabling rioters and anti-police” rhetoric across the country.

In an interview with The Floridian, Senator Joe Gruters (R), the Chairman of the Florida Republican Party, and Vice-Chairman of the Florida GOP and  County Commissioner Christian Ziegler (R) slammed Democrats for what they believe is a mismanagement of the recent riots that have spread throughout the United States.

Citing the lack of “safety and security with these left leaning mayors across the country allowing the riots and this nonsense to go on,” Gruters said that “it’s an eye opener for average everyday Americans because if everybody wants safety and security in their communities at their homes and the course that’s I think driving this movement in the trend towards the president.”

When asked why Democrats haven’t denounced the riots, Gruters simply said that “it’s all leadership at the top” and that Democrats were “taking their orders from Joe Biden.”

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Ziegler instead directed attention to specific lawmakers, questioning, “what does it say about them that they refuse to denounce the violence?” He noted, “the elected officials, the Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s, the Ted Deutch’s, even the state officials – refuse to denounce violence and refused to denounce that there’s a group that wants to defund police.”

In turn, Ziegler asserted that this is the reason why Democrats can’t assume control of the White House in the upcoming election.

Making a distinction between the current Democratic and Republican parties, Ziegler explained that Democrats are “enabling these defund the police rioters and people that want to make our communities less safe because that’s their base.”

This, Ziegler expressed, is a “stark contrast that people are going to look at and really consider in November.”

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Daniel Molina

Daniel Molina was the Opinion Editor of his high school’s newspaper, and he was also Editor-in-Chief of Miami Dade College’s Urbana literary and arts magazine wherein he also won the 2013 FCSAA Best Fiction Story in the State of Florida Award. He’s currently pursuing his Bachelor’s in English Literature. Hobbies in his free time include reading, writing and watching films and basketball.