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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 06:35 AM

Democrats criticize Rep. Don Bacon's joke about bombers and Iranian bingo parlors

National Democrats are criticizing Omaha’s Republican Rep. Don Bacon for a tweet that makes a joke about bombers and Iranian bingo parlors.

Bacon said he was not trying to promote violence against civilians and called the criticism a “false controversy.”

The initial tweet was from Robert J. O’Neill, a former Navy SEAL sniper who says he fired the shot that killed terrorist Osama bin Laden.

O’Neill tweeted:

“Want to know how to clear out an Iranian bingo parlor?

B...... 52”

Read more: https://www.omaha.com/news/politics/democrats-criticize-rep-don-bacon-s-joke-about-bombers-and/article_06e0b8dc-d963-5215-b003-b683fb6855ee.html

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