Allen West is not backing down even though certain media outlets are incredibly upset that he said there were around 80 communist congressional members in the House, referring to the Congressional Progressive Caucus. In the interview with Mark Levin below, he cites several bills that the CPC has brought to the floor by name, including one where they wanted to add a constitutional amendment to redistribute wealth.
West says the media isn’t challenging him on the substance of his accusation, they just don’t like the fact that he said it. But he vows to continue exposing these people and speaking the truth:
The thing is that, incredibly enough, that the media in their search to try to condemn me or attack me or bring up some time of sensational story, didn’t do their due diligence, didn’t do their research. As you said they’re just repeaters, they’re not reporters. So now they have egg on their face because they’re not arguing the point that I brought up. They’re arguing the fact that they just don’t like that I brought it up. Well, you know, tough on them. I’m going to continue to talk about the truth and I’m gonna expose them for who they are because I’m sick and tired of every time you turn around on the House floor, they want to say it’s the Tea Party radical wing of the Republican Party when the Tea Party is just a constitutional conservative grass roots movement that believes in our economic security, our energy security, our national security. And what American would not want to believe in that?
There’s a lot more in the interview so listen below: