Hollywood stars and entertainers took to Twitter Monday to decry President Donald Trump’s response to the mass shooting at a historic black church in South Carolina and the aftermath of the shooting rampage in the nation’s capital.
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Read moreHouse Speaker Paul Ryan and other top GOP lawmakers are calling for a full investigation into the events surrounding the shooting, which left nine people dead and four injured, including two Capitol Police officers.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, tweeted that the House is holding hearings to address the shooting and the White House has not responded to their calls for an independent investigation.
On Monday, Lieu also asked for an investigation into whether Trump’s rhetoric in the wake of the attack on Emanuel AME Church and the subsequent White House statement played a role in inciting the violence.