Top Dem In Assault Slams Easy Release Of Criminals

Assaulted Lawmaker Says Early Releases Cause More Crime

  • Rep. Angie Craig (D-MN) discussed the assault on her in her D.C. apartment last week during a portion of an interview aired on “CBS Mornings” and on CNN’s “OutFront” on Tuesday and said that her alleged assailant is probably only being held because she’s a member of Congress and the case is being heard by the federal court system and the assault was the predictable outcome of a repeat offender receiving light sentences.
  • During her interview with CBS, Craig stated, “If you throw somebody in jail for ten days and think, there’s your punishment and we’re going to let you right back out on the street, what the hell do you think’s going to happen?”
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