Angle Not Disavowing Idea Of ‘Domestic Enemies’ In Congress

August 27, 2010 9:20 a.m.

Sharron Angle is not disavowing statements she made last year, when she agreed that there are currently “domestic enemies” in Congress.

As Greg Sargent reported on Wednesday, a Democrat unearthed some audio of Angle on a radio show back in October 2009. A caller said: “We have domestic enemies. We have home-born homegrown enemies in our system. And I for one think we have some of those enemies in the walls of the Senate and the Congress.”

To which Angle replied: “Yes. I think you’re right, Bill.”

Then yesterday, Angle appeared on the radio show of conservative talker Heidi Harris, who gave Angle the chance to clarify this notion. Angle didn’t say yes — but she didn’t say no, either.

HARRIS: They have gone back to almost a year ago, dug through a conversation you had with my buddy Bill Manders up there in Reno, the big talker up there, where he said that we have domestic enemies and he thinks some of them are in the walls of the Senate and Congress, and you agreed with him. Did you agree with him?

ANGLE: Well, we were talking about what’s going on in Congress, of course, and the policies that have come out of Congress, and those policies as we’ve all seen over the last 18 months have definitely hurt our country.

HARRIS: Yeah, well I agree with you by the way, but I wanted to make sure you got you a chance to clarify that, because I’ll tell you the truth, Sharron. I do think we actually do have folks in Congress who truly want to do us harm and see us change from the nation we are now.

ANGLE: There is no doubt that the policies that have been coming out in the last 18 months have injured us, and injured us most specifically here in Nevada.

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