Senator Greg Ball was on CNN’s Piers Morgan Live when the two got into what could best be termed a heated exchange.
Ball was asked about a tweet he sent saying torturing the Boston bombing suspects would be OK “to save more lives.”
On the show Ball said “I think that I share the feelings of a lot of red-blooded Americans who believe if we can save even one American life. That they would use every tool at their disposal to do so.”
Morgan answered by saying Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is an American citizen and torturing him would be illegal.
Morgan then asked “how are you going to torture him?”
Ball’s response was “dude, you’re talking to a guy who supports death penalty for cop killers, terrorists, I’m talking about me.”
The New York Senator continued “if you want to talk to the president about his policies, the next time you golf or go play basketball with him, you can ask him.”"
From that point on things grew even more tense.
Ball asked Morgan “what would you do, play cards? Maybe I should have said it in a British accent. These men killed innocent men, women and children.”
Morgan quickly said “can you stop being a jerk?”
“You get paid for it,” Ball responded.
See the interview below.