The murder rate in Virginia rose 43 percent during former Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s (D) tenure as the state’s chief executive, Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin said on Wednesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow, author of Breaking the News: Exposing the Establishment Media’s Hidden Deals and Secret Corruption.
Youngkin described McAuliffe, the Democrat nominee for governor of Virginia, as a “recycled politician.”
“Virginians have already had Terry McAuliffe,” he remarked. “He was our governor. He failed Virginians, and it’s absolutely comprehensive failure. Economic opportunity for Virginians today is nowhere near what it was before he was governor. When he was governor, the murder rate in Virginia went up 43 percent.”
“What we see today is the aftermath of so many of the policies that he put in place that have disadvantaged Virginia businesses and Virginians,” he continued, “as our cost of living has escalated and