Pramila Jayapal

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 01: Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) holds a news conference to announce legislation that would tax the net worth of America's wealthiest individuals at the U.S. Capitol on March 01, 2021 in Washington, DC. Citing growing inequalities during the coronavirus pandemic, Jayapal, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA) introduced the bill that would apply a two-percent tax on people worth more than $50 million and an additional one-percent surcharge for net worth above $1 billion. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rep. Jayapal blames Trump for uptick in violence across US

Democrat Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D- Wash.) appears to be blaming former President Donald Trump for an up tick in violence across the country. During an interview on Sunday, she said it is not a coincidence that a Trump supporter targeted a prominent woman of color, referring to herself, for fighting against white supremacy and racism.