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Israel/Gaza: We Should Kill Them All” – U.S House Rep. Declares War on Palestinians, Gaza (caught on camera)

House Republican was caught on camera this week saying that he thinks the U.S. and Israel should kill all Palestinians in Gaza.

Tennessee Rep. Andy Ogles made the comments in response to pro-Palestine activists who confronted him in a hallway about the U.S.’s continued support for Israel’s genocidal assault in Gaza, which has killed 30,000 Palestinians so far, including 12,300 children.

“I’ve seen the footage of shredded children’s bodies,” an activist told Ogles after the lawmaker repeated unsubstantiated claims about violence against children by Hamas forces. “That’s my taxpayer dollars going to bomb those kids.”

“I think we should kill them all,” Ogles responded. “If that makes you feel better.”

He went on to seemingly suggest that the genocide of Palestinians in Gaza and beyond is legitimate in order to serve the desires of Israel.

“Hamas and the Palestinians have been attacking Israel for 20 years,” Ogles said, failing to mention the brutal system of ethnic cleansing and apartheid that Israel has imposed on Palestinians for 75 years. “It’s time to pay the piper.”

Death to Hamas,” Ogles concluded, turning to the camera.

Ogles’s office has supposedly clarified that the lawmaker was referring to Hamas, not all Palestinians, with his “kill them all” comment — despite the fact that his remark was a direct response to an activist speaking about Palestinian children being bombed using U.S. tax dollars.

Advocates for Palestinian rights have expressed horror at Ogles’s remarks, saying that he should face censure or expulsion.

“Every single member of Congress — without exception, regardless of party — should be asked if they’d support a measure to expel Ogles,” advocate and writer Aidan Smith wrote on social media. “Anything less than a ‘yes’ is an endorsement of this, as far as I’m concerned. Blood-boiling.”

Others pointed out that figures like Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) have faced punishment and harsh criticism for simply calling for the liberation of Palestine, while outright calls for genocide from Republicans are largely ignored in Congress.



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