Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane (ret.) told FOX Business Tuesday that Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., should apologize after ominously suggesting Monday that supporters of President Trump within the National Guard charged with helping protect Joe Biden “might want to do something” to the president-elect.
“Congressman Cohen’s statement, it’s not only outrageous, this is a statement that’s significantly irresponsible and is completely baseless,” Keane told FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo on “Mornings with Maria.”
Cohen told CNN he had been reminded that former India Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her own bodyguards and said any Trump supporters within the National Guard were suspicious.
“The [National] Guard is 90-some-odd percent male, and only about 20% of White males voted for Biden,” Cohen said. “You’ve got to figure that in the Guard, which is predominantly more conservative… they’re probably not more than 25% of the people there protecting us that voted for Biden. The other 75% are in the large class of folks that might want to do something.”
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