In a series of tweets, Ayotte says law enforcement officers and their families deserve better than what they got from lawmakers, and that Addison was the happiest about the vote.
"What are we saying if you're a career criminal who's been on a crime spree and are already facing a life sentence and there's no death penalty, no other punishment to impose? Why not, in that circumstance, unfortunately, kill the police officer? Because that's what happened that night. That is why the jury imposed the death penalty," she said.