Democratic lawmakers who normally crusade for criminals are reaping what they sow.
Gunfire struck a car belonging to Missouri Rep. Cori Bush in St. Louis. She was not injured.
It is the second time the congresswoman's car has been hit by gunfire in as many years.
In June 20, 2020 Bush posted a photo on Twitter, of her Hyundai with a bullet hole in the door.
Bush is best known as a member of "The Squad" a group of six liberals in the U.S. House of Representatives who regularly advocate for defunding the police.
On Thursday, Bush released a statement on Twitter, saying her soul was shaken by the crime. She said "gun violence is all too familiar" in St. Louis, where her car was hit.
"I'm touched by everyone who has reached out. Thankfully no one was harmed. But any act of gun violence shakes your soul."
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Bush expressed outrage that Fox News made light of the incident.
A Fox News host said: "Of course, we would never wish any harm whatsoever on any American, let alone a politician we disagreed with. BUT..."
Bush retweeted the quote, and wrote:
"But??? Fox News is literally out here advocating for me to face violence. I'm just gonna keep working to get justice. Y'all stay mad and be blessed."
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Black Americans who are descendants of slaves celebrated the news that Congress approved Juneteenth as a federal holiday.
However, Rep. Cori Bush, a member of "The Squad", says that's not enough.
On Wednesday, June 16, the House of Representatives approved a bill making Juneteenth, June 19, a federal holiday known as "National Independence Day."
Bush, a Democrat, is also calling for monetary reparations and "Black liberation."
"It's Juneteenth AND reparations. It's Juneteenth AND end police violence + the War on Drugs," she tweeted on Wednesday night.
"It's Juneteenth AND end housing + education apartheid. It's Juneteenth AND teach the truth about white supremacy in our country. Black liberation in its totality must be prioritized."
Fourteen Republicans voted against the measure for Juneteenth, saying another federal holiday will hurt small businesses financially.
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Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the day African-Americans learned they had been emancipated. The holiday originated in Galveston, Texas.
Juneteenth is recognized by 48 states and Washington DC. North Dakota and South Dakota are the only states that don't recognize the holiday.
Incoming Congresswoman Cori Bush, RN, was surprised when Republicans on Capitol Hill mistakenly referred to her as "Breonna Taylor."
Bush said Republican lawmakers repeatedly addressed her as "Breonna Taylor" during her first day on the Hill when congressional lawmakers met their newly-elected colleagues for the first time.
She was surprised to learn that her fellow lawmakers didn't know who Breonna Taylor was.
Taylor died in her Louisville home in March during a botched raid by three undercover police officers who were searching for a drug suspect.
Bush, who is Black, said she was hurt that some of her white colleagues in Congress had never heard of Breonna Taylor -- despite violent protests that dominated the news cycle every day over the summer.
"To arrive at Congress to find out that several Republican colleagues do not know her name is not only shocking, but incredibly hurtful," she said.
"I didn't hear it once; I didn't hear it twice, I heard it several times," Bush told NBC News on Friday.
Bush, a registered nurse, pastor, and activist from St. Louis, Missouri, said lawmakers were confused by her black cloth mask printed with Taylor's name in white letters.
But not everyone is buying that excuse.
"How can anyone mistake anyone who's alive to the late Breonna Taylor," asked Charlamagne tha god on the Breakfast Club morning show.
Bush defeated 20-year incumbent William Lacy Clay in the August Democratic primary. She built a name for herself as a Black Lives Matter activist during the 2014 Ferguson riots.