Akin's campaign released a statement saying, "given the current FBI investigation of threats against congressman Akin and call for acts of violence and rape against his family and staff. Joking as to the potential murder of congressmaN Akin is deeply disturbing. I am certain he misspoke."
Rove's super PAC already pulled funding froM akin's campaign after the candidates comments about abortion and legitimate rape earlier this month.
The Missouri Farm bureau is reconsidering its endorsement of the candidate which could cost him fundraising dollars as well.