U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, called on Todd Akin to step down today after his controversial rape comments.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, today made the following statement regarding Congressman Todd Akin:
“Congressman Akin’s statements were wrong, offensive, and indefensible. I recognize that this is a difficult time for him, but over the next twenty-four hours, Congressman Akin should carefully consider what is best for him, his family, the Republican Party, and the values that he cares about and has fought for throughout his career in public service.”
Senator Scott Brown called on Missouri Representative Todd Akin this morning to withdraw from the US Senate race in his state, after Akin made controversial remarks on rape.
More… FOX reported: Rep. Jeff Flake, who is running for Senate in Arizona, tweeted that Akin’s comment was “wrong.” Virginia Senate candidate George Allen and Montana Senate candidate Rep. Denny Rehberg reportedly have joined in the rebuke.
Meanwhile… The leftist Twitter lynch mob called for the rape and murder of Todd Akin following his comments.