She quit – but now we know she lied.
A Florida Democrat who ended her candidacy for a State House seat in late June admitted to authorities that she lied about treating the Orlando Pulse shooting victims as a medical doctor.
“It is a false statement,” Elizabeth McCarthy told investigators.
During her campaign, she claimed to be a doctor who practiced at Orlando Regional Medical Center as a cardiologist the night of the mass shooting at the LGBT nightclub in 2016.“I personally removed 77 bullets from 32 people … It was like an assembly line,” McCarthy said in an effort to force gun control policies.
The Department of Health’s investigation confirmed that there was no record of her operating as a licensed medical professional. To which McCarthy replied, “I just made it up.”
Imagine that. A Democrat politician seeking to exploit a terrible tragedy for political gain. It seems like McCarthy would fit right in with 99% of the current Democrat party leadership.
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