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Arizona Democrat Criticized for ‘Liking’ Tweet That Appears to Urge Vandalism of ICE Vehicles

As major U.S. cities continued to brace for immigration raids Monday, an Arizona state senator “liked” a tweet appearing to encourage damage of Immigration and Customs Enforcement vehicles.

“If you see an ICE vehicle, ‘DO NOT’ cut at least two of the wheel’s valve stems,” it said, with a photo of a valve stem being snipped. “This would prevent the vehicle from driving, as they only carry one spare.”

The Twitter post, published Saturday by an account critical of migrant-detention conditions and the president’s immigration policies, appeared to have been deleted by midday Monday.

Read more at the Arizona Republic

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