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Eric Trump distances conservatives, Republicans, from synagogue's ‘deranged’ mass murder suspect

Eric Trump decries the violence of the synagogue mass killer and says he is not representative of conservatives or Republicans. (Image source: YouTube screenshot)

Eric Trump, first son and executive vice president of the Trump Organization, decried the "deranged" mass murder suspect who took the lives of at least 11 people and injured several more during a Saturday morning attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue.

What did Eric Trump say?

"At the end of the day, this is obviously a very sick, deranged human," Eric Trump told Fox News' Jeanine Pirro on Saturday night. "A sick, deranged person ... It seems we have gotten to a point in life and society where everything has to kind of be politicized."

He added, "Somebody has to point a political finger at absolutely everything."

"He did the most unthinkable thing imaginable. He went to a place of worship, [and] shot it up," Trump said of the attack at the Tree of Life synagogue. "Again, there are 11 people who are dead now because of it."

Trump added that it's time to remove politics from such tragedies and voiced support for the accused mass killer to receive the death penalty if convicted.

His father, President Donald Trump, said the same thing during an Illinois rally Saturday.

“When you have crimes like this, whether it is this one or another one on another group, we have to bring back the death penalty," Donald Trump said. "They have to pay the ultimate price ... We must draw a line in the sand and say very strongly, ‘Never again.’”

"I think we should try to pull politics out of it," Eric Trump added to Pirro. "This person doesn't represent the left. He doesn't represent the right. The person was sick, deranged. Again, I truly, truly hope if found guilty — which he will be — that he gets the death penalty."

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