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Kinzinger Calls For Trump to Retract "Lynching" Tweet


U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) is calling on President Donald Trump to pull down a tweet comparing the House impeachment inquiry to a "lynching." 

Lynchings were racially-motivated extrajudicial slayings largely targeting African-Americans. The NAACP reports more than 4,700 lynchings between 1882 and 1968. 

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) was more blunt. 

Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.