Two Republican combat veterans who ran for local office on a “Back the Blue” campaign message are getting to work after flipping left-wing city council seats in Norman, Oklahoma, amid fallout over the city’s vote to reallocate police funding.
Newly-elected Councilmembers Kelly Lynn and Rarchar Tortorello joined “Fox & Friends” Thursday to explain why they “stepped up to the plate” to fight for their city and stop big government “overreach.”
“The last straw for us was the defunding of the police,” Tortorello told Ainsley Earhardt. “A lot of folks that we know were planning to leave the city and they just wanted to flee what the city was turning into, a socialist-type environment.”
“I was about to move out of the city I love because it got so crazy politically,” Lynn said. “These are supposed to be nonpartisan offices and it became very partisan with the acts of defunding the police.”
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