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Ayanna Pressley, US Representative, Raises Concerns of Violence if Donald Trump Secures Re-Election

US Representative Ayanna Pressley Warns of ‘Murdering Spree’ if Donald Trump Wins Second Term

Title: Democratic Representative Ayanna Pressley Warns of DOJ ‘Murdering Spree’ Under Trump’s Potential Re-Election

During a heated debate, Massachusetts Democratic representative Ayanna Pressley issued a stark warning that if former US President Donald Trump secures the presidency for another five years, his Department of Justice (DOJ) would unleash a “murdering spree.”

Pressley, a member of the progressive group known as the “Squad,” recently criticized Project 2025, a conservative initiative backed by the Heritage Foundation that aims to reshape the federal government in anticipation of a future Republican president. She condemned the project for its advocacy of capital punishment and labeled it as a means to an end that could lead to more government-sanctioned executions.

“The Department of Justice would go on a murdering spree,” Pressley stated emphatically during the debate. She expressed concerns that a Trump-led administration would aggressively push for the expanded use of the death penalty, bypassing essential due process protections and potentially targeting more individuals.

Project 2025 has been described as a blueprint for Trump’s potential return to power, advocating for centralized executive power, significant budget cuts across various agencies, and the removal of experienced civil servants in favor of the president’s loyalists through an executive order known as “Schedule F.” Pressley raised alarms about the real intentions behind Schedule F, suggesting it could serve as a tool for far-right extremists to implement harmful policies.

Describing Project 2025 as a “far-right manifesto” and a collection of extremist policies that could disrupt government operations and impact American citizens, Pressley urged vigilance against its implementation.

In response, Trump’s spokesperson dismissed Pressley’s claims as “ridiculous language” and criticized her as an “unserious” individual. Trump himself previously targeted Pressley and The Squad on social media, calling for them to apologize and accusing them of damaging the Democratic Party.

Pressley’s warnings about a potential “murdering spree” under another Trump presidency have sparked intense debate and scrutiny over the implications of Project 2025 and the future of the US justice system under different political leadership.

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