Controversial Tea Party Congressman Allen West has rushed to the defense of rocker Ted Nugent, in the wake of “threatening” remarks he made about President Obama. West insists that Nugent bears no “ill will” towards Obama. The Politico reports:

Ted Nugent doesn’t bear “any ill will” toward President Barack Obama, Rep. Allen West said Thursday despite the rocker’s appointment with the Secret Service over his controversial comments.

“I think he was just expressing maybe his opinion about something and of course everyone wants to sensationalize things but let’s leave it up to the Secret Service to interview him and get to the bottom of it,” West, a Florida Republican, told CNN’s Soledad O’Brien when asked about Nugent’s comments.

“I don’t think the Motor City Madman has any ill will toward the President of United States of America,” he said.

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