By Rod Ardehali For Dailymail.com
Published: 18:55 BST, 20 April 2019 | Updated: 18:57 BST, 20 April 2019
A controversial former Arizona state senate president appeared to suggest the U.S. might have to resort to violence to save itself during a right-wing rally this week.
Russell Pearce, a firebrand ex politician who helped introduce one of the country's harshest state immigration laws, declared that it might take the 'shedding of blood to save the Republic,' during a series of remarks delivered at an event dubbed 'Patriotism Over Socialism.'
While it is unclear what the remarks specifically referred to, the heated speech comes against a backdrop of vast economic migration from Central America.
Russell Pearce, a firebrand ex politician who helped introduce one of the country's harshest