Rep. Cloud to Newsmax: Don’t Let Uvalde Be Used to Centralize Federal Powers

The school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, this week was the “most heinous, horrific act,” but must not be used to coalesce power to a central federal authority, Rep. Michael Cloud said on Newsmax Saturday.

“Our first priority, from a federal government’s perspective, is the keep people free,” the Texas Republican said on Newsmax’s “America Right Now.”

“Throughout history, we’ve seen tragedies like this used to coalesce power to a central federal authority. I am always going to be cautious.”

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