GOP Rep: Attacks On Sessions Are Part Of Democrats’ ‘War On Whites’

Republican Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks claimed during a Tuesday radio interview that Democrats who strongly criticize attorney general nominee and Republican Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions are motivated to do so by their party’s “war on whites” agenda.

As first reported by CNN Wednesday, Brooks told a local Alabama radio host that Democrats are trying to paint Sessions as a racist because it aligns with their political goals.

“Well, if you get right down to it, it’s all about political power, and the Democrats are not shy about lying in order to achieve their political goals. And if they have to besmirch the reputation of a good man, Jeff Sessions, in order to achieve their political goals, they as a group are not hesitant to do so,” he stated on the show.

Brooks went on to defend Sen. Sessions’ voting rights record and argued Democrats are misrepresenting the nominee’s stances as a political “tool” to scare their voters.

“It’s really about political power and racial division and what I’ve referred to on occasion as the ‘war on whites.’ They are trying to motivate the African-American vote to vote-bloc for Democrats by using every ‘Republican is a racist’ tool that they can envision,” he declared. “Even if they have to lie about it.”

Tuesday was not the first time Brooks caused controversy by saying there’s a “war on whites.” During an August 2014 radio interview with Laura Ingraham, he said President Obama and his party wage a “war on whites” to win votes among minority voters.

“This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party,” the congressman said at the time. “And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else. It’s a part of the strategy that Barack Obama implemented in 2008. He did it again in 2012, where he divides us all on race, on sex, greed, envy, class warfare, all those kinds of things.” (RELATED: Alabama Congressman: Dems Waging ‘War On Whites’)

Ingraham disagreed with Brooks’ words and said the war claim was “a little out there.”

In spite of a swift backlash against his comments, the Alabama Republican doubled-down on them and further asserted that whites are the only race that can be “lawfully discriminated[d] against.”

4 thoughts on “GOP Rep: Attacks On Sessions Are Part Of Democrats’ ‘War On Whites’

  • January 12, 2017 at 5:32 pm
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    Brooks is absolutely correct: The New Marxist Party (wrongly referred to as “Democrats,) much prefers Muslim terrorists, black cop-killers, homos of every stripe, communists, illegal aliens, atheists, Jewish Bolsheviks, organized crime figures (like the Clintons,) welfare beneficiaries, black criminals, abortionists, and pretty much anyone who despises the Constitution, Rule of Law, free enterprise, and the Ten Commandments.

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  • January 13, 2017 at 6:00 am
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    In 2014, Brooks was as forceful in his reply to National Journal’s Ron Fournier claim that Hispanics “think” that the GOP hates them.

    As of 2016, the GOP controls the White House, US Senate and the House of Representatives. The GOP also hold a majority of state legislatures and governorship. GOP losing the battle? It seems that the appeal to the white working class has been a winning strategy. Let’s hope it continues.

    Article: Rep. Mo Brooks talks ‘war on whites’ as the GOP loses the battle for votes
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2014/08/04/rep-mo-brooks-talks-war-on-whites-as-the-gop-loses-the-battle-for-votes/?utm_term=.24e0adb5ac09

    “This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party. And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else. It’s a part of the strategy that Barack Obama implemented in 2008, continued in 2012, where he divides us all on race, on sex, greed, envy, class warfare, all those kinds of things. Well that’s not true. Okay?” (Representative Mo Brooks)

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  • January 15, 2017 at 5:18 pm
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    Good to hear that Senator Joe Manchin (D) of West Virginia is supporting Sessions.

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