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Tillis Statement On The Violent Protests In Charlotte

Senator_Thom_Tillis_Official_PortraitWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement:

“The response to the shooting that occurred yesterday was utter chaos that resulted in the looting of private property and injuries to the very officers who were working to protect the safety of the protestors. It was an embarrassing moment for the city that was only redeemed by the brave men and women of the CMPD who demonstrated incredible composure, which likely prevented the violence from escalating further.

“Charlotte is better than this, and I hope that the mayor and other city elected officials will join Chief Putney in demonstrating leadership that is guided by the facts and not political considerations of a given day.”

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