I thought they were supposed to be the peaceful, tolerant and open-minded ones?
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani says he is standing by his comments about President Barack Obama but has received death threats in the wake of the controversial statements.
Facing criticism over his statements that the president doesn’t love Obama, Giuliani says he is not withdrawing his words, even amid death threats he and his secretary received following the remarks, CNN reports.
The former mayor did not say whether he contacted police about the threatening calls.
Giuliani told CNN that though he has received death threats, a majority of the voice mails left at his office were in support of his remarks made Wednesday at a private dinner for Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
‘I’m right about this. I have no doubt about it. I do not withdraw my words,’ Giuliani told NBC Friday.
‘I do not detect, in this man, the same rhetoric and the same language, the same love of America that I detected in other American presidents including democrats.’
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