The Republican challenger to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf threatened elaborately metaphorical violence against his Democratic rival with less than a month before Election Day.
Scott Wagner, the GOP gubernatorial nominee, released a Facebook video insisting that he had not given up despite saying he was “tapped out” financially in a recent fundraising email.
The former state senator has invested more than $10 million of his own money to unseat Wolf, and he ominously warned the governor while standing next to piles of money in a Facebook Live video.
“Gov. Wolf, let me tell you, between now and Nov. 6, you better put a catcher’s mask on your face because I’m going to stomp all over your face with golf spikes because I’m going to win this for the state of Pennsylvania,” Wagner said, “and we’re throwing you out of office because you know what, I’m sick and tired of your negative ads.”
The ad comes as Republican lawmakers complain about Democratic “incivility” over protests against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
So-called ‘limited’ nuclear war would actually be very bad and kill tens of millions, warns new report
"We urgently need sensible action to reduce and eliminate nuclear risk."
Even a limited nuclear war would be catastrophic and kill millions, a new study finds, despite the belief of the Pentagon that the U.S. military could effectively and safely use nuclear weapons in a conflict.
Mike Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia after US blames Iran
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to fly to Saudi Arabia Tuesday to discuss possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that attacks on Saudi oil installations originated in Iran.
Vice President Mike Pence announced that Pompeo was on his way to Saudi Arabia to "discuss our response."
"As the president said, we don't want war with anybody but the United States is prepared," Pence said in a speech to the Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington.
"We're locked and loaded and we're ready to defend our interests and allies in the region, make no mistake about it," he said, echoing President Donald Trump's words on Monday.
‘I’ve heard enough’: Representative refuses to ask Lewandowski questions because it’s giving him ‘a platform’
In a brief moment of the Corey Lewandowski hearing Tuesday, Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA) refused to allow the top Trump advisor any more time to promote himself or his political campaign.
She probed whether President Donald Trump had ever promised to pardon Lewandowski, which he refused to answer.
"The president did indicate that he’s going to support your Senate campaign. Didn’t he?" Scanlon asked. But Lewandowski said he wasn't sure.
"Okay. Well, I just want to know for the record when Mr. Lewandowski asked for the committee to give him a little break an hour and a half, two hours ago, he took the time during that recess to launch his Senate campaign website with a tweet," she continued. "And I think that fact says an awful lot about the witness’ motivation to appear here today and I’ve heard enough. I yield back."