Jason Johnson: We Have an Admin That Acts Like an ‘Abusive Husband’

‘The only solution that we can have is to hold every single politician accountable’

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JOHNSON: “And abroad with Jamal Khashoggi. This Administration will do nothing and continue to embrace those people. And what’s key, look, all of us are in a fortunate, blessed position. We’re on the air. What happened in Maryland is 20 minutes from my campus. I have a colleague at the root whose phone number was doxed a week and a half ago. She got death threats. Another colleague here got death threats at her home on Monday. This is not just something that happens to high-level people. This is men and women going to work every single day. We have an administration that acts like an abusive husband that continually says, oh, my gosh, I’ll never do this again and then it happens and then they’re quiet for two days and then they do the same thing. The only solution that we can have is to hold every single politician accountable. I don’t care if it’s your mayor or city council or member of the Senate and say, what will you do to protect the Fourth Estate because that’s the only thing we have to keep this country on track. And if they’re unwilling to do it or incapable of doing it, vote them out because we can’t trust the White House to protect us.”
JOHNSON: "Also the recognition on behalf of the people that engage in these attacks that nothing will happen. Nothing is going to happen. They can kill themselves. They can get away with it. They can hide."
WALLACE: "Here and there. Here it’s the candidate who beat up a reporter —
JOHNSON: "With Jamal Khashoggi. This administration will do nothing and continue to embrace those people. And what’s key, look, all of us are in a fortunate, blessed position. We’re on the air. What happened in Maryland is 20 minutes from my campus. I have a colleague at the root whose phone number was doxed a week and a half ago. She got death threats. Another colleague here got death threats at her home on Monday. This is not just something that happens to high-level people. This is men and women going to work every single day. We have an administration that acts like an abusive husband that continually says, oh, my gosh, I’ll never do this again and then it happens and then they’re quiet for two days and they do the same thing. The only solution that we can have is to hold every single politician accountable. I don’t care if it’s your mayor or city council or member of the Senate and say, what will you do to protect the fourth estate because that’s the only thing we have to keep this country on track. And if they’re unwilling to do it or incapable of doing it, vote them out because we can’t trust the White House to protect us."

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