Congressmen Address Political Tone, Security After Shooting

Congressmen address political tone, security after shooting

Local congressional members are considering what security improvements are needed at their district offices following a Wednesday morning gun attack that left a colleague critically injured and four others wounded.
Members of Congress also reflected on how the rancorous tone that’s dominated their discourse needs to end.
“I hope that maybe some of our more outspoken members will do what they can do to make this environment more civil,” said U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, a Farmville Republican.
“We cannot condone any type of politically motivated violence regardless of what persuasion it is. We’ve got to make sure we have …

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