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My next guest is a senior member of the Democratic Party congressman Charlie Rangel is now serving his -- first term.
In the House of Representatives.
It would be bad we're good it's good ID with you my friend have some of your colleagues and those on the left gone too far.
In their finger pointing over this tragedy in Tucson.
Attempting to lay blame at people other than the -- me and who perpetrated the crimes.
I think they had as it on the prosecuted Nolan knows -- that you as a judge.
-- whenever you have an assassin attempted Merida.
Determines whether they lady abrasive perpetrated eyes lives by the -- and and my god.
It's -- too early for any blood not even expert.
To speculate as to what course this tragic event what why this going to be -- it's going to be an investigation.
Of course address this going to be -- who is this person who obviously is mentally.
What is your view of your house with whom -- worked closely who you know wells -- congressman Jim Clive and the number three -- -- Democrat in the house who said it two days ago.
We need to rethink the parameters of the First Amendment what could he possibly have meant by that the First Amendment was intended to encourage open wide and robust speech I'm quoting from a famous.
Decision by justice Brennan on the Supreme Court could congressman Cliburn be suggesting that the congress should interfere with -- big speech at.
If if you read the ad and the pistol would be very different heads even for you with the -- of -- To think that looking down the barrel haven't gotten is free speech.
I come from the community -- attending funerals for those people that's been shot.
It's not a usual -- -- don't I think that Jay Schroeder was engaged in free speech by congressman Rangel.
Is talking about protecting excuse me.
Congressman Cliburn is talking about curtailing the free speech or people in the media because he doesn't like what they sent -- here on out -- not not -- I.
I heard you earlier talk about -- king and restrictions on bombs and I thought that the we could -- he he -- what.
I've been was actually saying.
-- you pay a price of freedom of speech.
And you never know where they cut it off the sides say that you can't scream fire in and a movie to Asia but that's a very delicate subject.
Sometimes speech is very strong and very harsh -- very prominent problem public figures and other when your colleagues congressman Paul Kanjorski.
A Democrat from Pennsylvania.
Made some very harsh statements about Rick Scott now the governor of Florida congressman Kanjorski said we're gonna put this up on the screen.
Instead of running for governor of Florida -- They ought to have come out and show them.
What -- against the wall and showed him he's no hero he's a damn -- Now I would argue that that is political hyperbole.
Over the top statements intended to it conveyed the speakers opinion of the person about whom -- speaking.
There are your colleagues in congress who would make statements like that criminal.
Truly believe that anyone in that made any statement similar to that and it.
And it was connected.
With or without facts to such an outrageous.
That they would wish that perhaps they had -- what they said differently.
But it doesn't make any sense at all to jeopardize freedom of speech.
Or even dealing with a gun law -- fact how at a time that this is a time.
But we have to pause and respect that this young.
Exciting intelligent person was doing her job.
Pardon the expression woman.
Yes pardon the expression you know we is so much as a joke.
I'm from the congress I'm here to help and every would -- laughing because of reputation.
Of the congress is so low -- this particular case she was out there it's almost eight tribute.
-- government and -- to congress horror again or a woman like.
This your colleague from New York.
Congressman Peter King.
Wants to make it a crime for anyone to carry a gun within a thousand feet of a lawmaker.
What kind of sense does that make how could such a law possibly be enforced suppose I was carrying a gun and -- in Q in a supermarket in Harlem when I get rest and I and if you candidate -- -- -- and I would -- -- would stop and talk with you judge let me say this that fortunately I've looked out TDK.
To call you as well in the first witnesses because introduces a bill has absolutely nothing to do.
Would have build becoming light it will be hearings it would be witness -- vote against it.
I had no clue as to why I would want someone address that that has had gotten.
That is looking for me now I don't understand the thinking of that.
There was so many people that would not federal officials that we shot dead.
And I would not want people to believe that our lives anymore important in any of the person's life in the community congressman Rangel it's a pleasure thank you for joining us to be --
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