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Steve Scalise: ‘I Was Shot’ Because of the Kind of ‘Dangerous Rhetoric’ Repeated by Maxine Waters

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) is one of the latest high-profile politicians to condemn Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) after she encouraged protesters to take to the streets and “get more confrontational,” reminding everyone of his near-death experience after a man, who once referred to Republicans as the “Taliban of the USA,” shot him at a congressional baseball practice in 2017.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 20: Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks during a press conference following a House Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House Republican members spoke about the Biden administration's immigration policies and the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)

Susan Collins Defends Vote to Convict Trump: It Was a ‘Culmination of Actions’ that Started ‘Even Before the Election’

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) defended her decision to convict former President Donald Trump for the incitement of insurrection during a Tuesday appearance on WLOB radio with host Ray Richardson, explaining that she voted to convict Trump not just based on his January 6 speech alone but his “culmination of actions which started even before the election occurred.”

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), speaks during a US Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine covid-19, focusing on an update on the federal response in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2020. (Photo by Alex Edelman / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)