McKinney Case Goes to US Attorney
Looks like Rep. Cynthia McKinney (Moonbat-Ga.) may end up facing charges for striking a police officer: McKinney incident referred to U.S. Attorney’s Office. (Hat tip: Michelle Malkin.)
Capitol Hill police have referred a scuffle between one of their officers and U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, D.C., a spokesman for the office said Monday.
“We are working with Capitol Hill police to fully understand and appreciate the incident,” principal assistant U.S. Attorney Channing Phillips told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. “Pending review, it is inappropriate for us to comment any further at this time.”
Phillips would not say whether a warrant was issued for McKinney’s arrest.
Meanwhile, black leaders in the area are rallying to her defense.
Black clergy and lawmakers came to the defense of U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney on Monday, calling for an apology to the firebrand congresswoman whose scuffle with a Capitol police officer has landed her in a new controversy.
McKinney smiled as her supporters heaped praise on her leadership and her new look…