A former top official in the Obama administration came under fire on Thursday after sending a Tweet about the death of top Republican officials.
The inflammatory Tweet by Ben Rhodes, who was former President Barack Obama’s deputy national security adviser, quickly drew a response from Representative Steve Scalise (R-La.) who was shot in June.
And alongside the obits for Ryan, McConnell, and Pence https://t.co/fOrm1JZwpu
— Ben Rhodes (@brhodes) December 21, 2017
You may want to reconsider your rhetoric. https://t.co/VQVWej6n00
— Rep. Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) December 21, 2017
“You may want to reconsider your rhetoric,” Scalise wrote in response to Rhodes’s controversial Tweet in which he had talked about “the obits for Ryan, McConnell, and Pence.”
Rhodes comments came after Republicans in the House and Senate passed a sweeping tax reform bill.
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