Matt Mowers, the Republican candidate for New Hampshire’s First Congressional District, called on Rep. Chris Pappas (D-NH) to denounce Democrat calls to commute the sentence of convicted “cop killer” Michael Addison during an interview Tuesday with Breitbart News Tonight host Matthew Boyle.
Mowers spoke to Breitbart News Tonight as the New Hampshire Democrat gubernatorial candidates, Dan Feltes and Andru Volinsky, said they would commute Addison’s sentence. Addison killed Manchester, New Hampshire, police officer Michael Briggs in 2006. Then-New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly Ayotte and the Department of Justice (DOJ) sought the death penalty for Addison’s killing of Briggs; however, the case is still tied up in court to this day.
Feltes later clarified that he does not “support the commutation right now.”
Mowers said that the murder of Addison deeply touched the New Hampshirites and that Democrats such as Pappas have continued to pursue a “weak on safety posture.”
Mowers charged that