WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement denouncing the anti-Semitic and racist vandalism at City Park’s Storyland and Carousel Gardens in New Orleans:

“I strongly condemn the anti-Semitic and racist vandalism at City Park’s Storyland and Carousel Gardens. These cowardly acts of hatred and bigotry have no place in our community, and I am confident the criminals who perpetrated this damage will be brought to justice swiftly. I stand with City Park and will make a financial contribution to help repair the damage and restore this iconic New Orleans landmark back to its original beauty.”