Missouri State Rep. Maria Chappelle-Nadal spoke with Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel on Tuesday to discuss Gov. Jay Nixon declaring a state of emergency and activating the National Guard in anticipation of the Darren Wilson grand jury decision.
Chappelle-Nadal told Martin, “… the governor has made so many different fumbles in this whole ordeal every time he opens his mouth, he is inciting people of my community and we’re frankly sick and tired of it.”
Gov. Nixon’s state of emergency declaration concerns Chappelle-Nadal because of “the call for the militia” and “instead of treating the community the way they should be treated … [Gov. Jay Nixon] is treating us as if we are insurgents in Afghanistan or Iraq and frankly we’re tired of it.” She went on to ask if they “are living in the state of Missouri or in the state of misery?”
Chappelle-Nadal added, “Because of the governor’s mouth, it seems as though many of the constituents, that I represent are living in a state of misery.”
Check out what else State Rep. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel (featuring Angela Rye, Paris Dennard and Danielle Belton) had to say about Gov. Jay Nixon declaring a state of emergency prior to the Ferguson grand jury verdict in the clip above.
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Missouri State Rep. Maria Chappelle-Nadal: Gov. Jay Nixon Is “Treating Us As If We Are Insurgents” [VIDEO] was originally published on newsone.com
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