The candidate, Mark Walker (pictured), the Republican nominee in the race to succeed Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC) in North Carolina's 6th Congressional District, made the comments on June 26.
"I will tell you if you have foreigners who are sneaking in with drug cartels to me that is a national threat," Mark Walker said during a speech to Tea Partiers in Rockingham County. The footage was reported by Rawstory.com via a post at the Daily Kos. "And if we got to go laser or blitz somebody with a couple of fighter jets for a little while to make our point, I don't have a problem with that either. So yeah, whatever we need to do."
A moderator for the event then asked Walker if he would have "any qualms about starting up a little war with Mexico."
"We did it before," Walker said. "If we need to do it again, I don't have a qualm about it."
During the same event Walker said he was open impeaching President Barack Obama if given the chance.
"Yes I would," Walker said, in response to a question about whether he would support impeaching the President.
Watch Walker's "laser and blitz" statement below:
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