Crenshaw apologizes for calling colleagues ‘terrorists’

Posted 70 days ago


Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) on Sunday apologized for calling his fellow House GOP colleagues “terrorists” amid a tense election for Speaker.

“Look, things get heated and things get said. Obviously, to people who took offense by that, it’s pretty obvious that it’s meant as a turn of phrase,” Crenshaw told host Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

The GOP lawmaker said he was “a little taken aback” by the “sensitivity” in the response to his comments, noting that he’s been “called awful, vile things by the very same wing of the party” that he was “fighting at that moment,” but underscored he was sorry for the quip.... (Read more)