Thursday on FNC’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) reacted to CNN anchor Jake Tapper questioning his “commitment” to democracy as the House of Representatives debated articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Mast, a retired U.S. Army bomb technician and Purple Heart recipient, defended his position to not impeach Trump by emphasizing the need to not “rush to judgment.”
“The response is this: OK, the president told you to come to the People’s House. Did he tell you to do it violently, or did he tell you to go there to cheer people on or what? It’s worth getting to the bottom of before you rush to judgment, and that is the foundation of democracy,” Mast stated. “And I’m going to say to Mr. Tapper the same thing that half of America is saying right now: Hold me to a high standard, don’t hold me to a double standard. And me
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