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Pelosi, Hoyer blame GOP for inciting vandalism, threats

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The House Democratic leaders continued today to blame Republicans for inciting threats and vandalism against Democrats, and criticized Republican leaders for not speaking out forcefully enough to denounce the threats.

At a press conference on Capitol Hill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this morning denounced Republican House members who cheered hecklers who were removed from the gallery during Sunday’s health care debate.

“This Congress and this House of Representatives is a classroom and it’s inappropriate for members of Congress to cheer when these sentiments are expressed in the gallery,” she said.

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