Rep. Jerry Nadler Calls Antifa Violence in Portland a ‘Myth’

In a viral video posted on Twitter, writer-producer Austen Fletcher caught up with New York Democrat Rep. Jerry Nadler on his way to his vehicle. Fletcher asked the democrat to disavow the Antifa violence/rioting in Portland, Nadler replied “That’s a myth”, The New York Post reported.

“I ran into Jerry Nadler in DC and asked him to disavow the Antifa violence/rioting in Portland. His response? ‘THAT’S A MYTH,’” Fletcher said in a tweet along with the short video.

Before getting into his car, Nadler tells Fletcher that it’s a “myth that’s being spread only in Washington DC.”

The House Judiciary Committee Chairman was attacked for his comments on social media. Eric Trump blasted Nadler in a tweet.

“This is the Democratic Party in 2020,” Eric Trump said in a tweet.

About Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith is a newcomer to Washington D.C. She met and married an American journalist and moved to D.C. from the U.K. She graduated with a B.A. in Graphics, Media, and Communications and worked in design and retail in the U.K.

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