Liberal MSNBC host Tiffany Krauss blasted Republican members of Congress on Saturday as “white supremacists”, a day after Wisconsin jury acquitted Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse.
Krauss, host of “The Cross Connection”, specifically US representatives. Mediaite.com reports that Florida has targeted Matt Gaetz and Paul Gosar of Arizona. His comments came during a conversation with The Nation journalist Elie Mistle, who was criticizing the GOP.
During the conversation, Cross referred to the 18-year-old Rittenhouse as “this little killer white supremacist,” although the jury found Rittenhouse acted in self-defense when he hit three people last year, killing two and all three of whom were shot, like Rittenhouse, White.
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Cross said Gatz and Gosar took up the offer to appoint Rittenhouse as a congressional intern after the hearing, and said Republicans were celebrating the outcome of the trial.
“I find these people disgusting, Elie,” Cross told her guest. According to Mediat. “I loathe what I see.”
“I find these people disgusting. … I loathe what I see.”
“Welcome to the modern Republican Party,” commented Mistle. “That’s what these people want, and that’s what most white people vote for.”
Later, he asserted that “the vast majority of white people” were in favor of violence, and that most of the candidates and judges supported their votes.
According to Mediat, “This is what they want,” Mistle said. “Matt Gaetz is giving white people what they want.”
Krauss, 42, a native of Cleveland, is a former LOVEBYLIFE staffer who wrote the July 2020 book, “Say It Luder: Black Voters, White Narratives and Saving Our Democracy.”
Earlier this month, he accused the US trucking industry of hiring mostly white, male drivers, and complained that the majority voted for former President Trump.
During the Rittenhouse trial, Haiti-based Mistle referred to Judge Bruce Schroeder as a “partisan, racist judge” who “is trying to run for Rittenhouse.”