As the Bundy clan, infamous for their 2014 armed standoff with federal authorities, is currently joining with militias to occupy a remote federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon, not a single Republican presidential candidate has spoken up.
This time, tensions are even higher as The Oregonian reports that one of the Bundy brothers responsible for this weekend’s takeover “would not rule out violence.”
Given the GOP’s history of supporting Cliven Bundy and his family since their armed standoff against federal agents in Nevada, candidates running for the Republican nomination will need to respond to the Bundy’s latest armed aggression.
The Washington Post reports:
Republican presidential candidates are staying mum as an armed group has taken over part of a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon — even those who supported the father of at least one of its leaders, who had his own standoff with the government in 2014, and have called for limits on […]Read more after the jump.