Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) said Wednesday that he is introducing a resolution to broadly condemn political violence after he faced backlash earlier in the week for warning of potential “bloodshed” if elections “continue to be rigged” while describing the people jailed after allegedly attacking the Capitol on Jan. 6 as “political hostages.”

Cawthorn’s resolution, which is expected to be formally introduced during a House pro forma session later this week, states that “political violence in any form must be condemned” and that “Americans’ political will is expressed at the ballot box through secure and safe elections.”

“It is the sense

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