NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch told sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County, suspended, that he should end his political activities and accept his punishment for "The Story With Martha MacCallum" on Friday night. .
Israel was officially suspended by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis, who appointed the Police Sergeant of Coral Springs. Gregory Tony in his place, Friday. (RELATED: The Broward County Sheriff reportedly told his colleagues that he was suspended for the Parkland Massacre)
"Everyone was pretty much in agreement, including the Florida Sun Sentinel who made an unusual decision asking for his removal, that Scott Israel had to leave. I know Scott Israel has already tried to hide his incompetence by calling the NRA or other people, but you know, Martha, it's not about the NRA. It's about what this man did not do, "began Loesch.
"Having a clear policy and lawsuit against active shooters, you know the Stoneman Douglas commission who, when she was talking to MPs, told them that they no longer remembered the last time they had followed them. active shooter training or what type of training it was. , "she continued." And furthermore, when Scott Israel had said that they had no legal means of going to arrest this murderer, it was also a lie. "
MacCallum then broadcast Israel's response to the news of its suspension.
At a press conference, he said, "I intend to vigorously fight this unjustified suspension in the Florida courts and Senate. It was politics, not Parkland. And now, the National Rifle Association controls the actions of the governor. And they are now trying to control law enforcement in Broward County. "
Loesch added, "Yes, well, I think he needs to tell that to families. Tell families that it was unjustified, it is not NRA. That's about 17 lives lost, 17 lives that should not have been lost and that could have been avoided. He must stop doing politics, he was held responsible.
Last February, Nikolas Cruz was accused of opening fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17 people. The sheriff's deputies of Israel witnessed the assassination of the suspect and were the subject of much criticism.