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Donald Trump 'Discusses' George Floyd and Police Violence, In His Own Words [Graphic Video]

By Miscellaneous | Politics | June 5, 2020 |

By Miscellaneous | Politics | June 5, 2020 |


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“In response about questions about police violence,” Don Lemon spoke last night on CNN. “This President talks about his poll numbers, the SpaceX launch, and Joe Biden’s mask while thousands upon thousands of Americans are making their voice heard on the streets. That’s what the President of the United States is doing. Grievance tweeting. This is where we are, America.”

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Brian Kilmeade: According to a Axios-Ipsos poll, 70 percent of white Americans say they trust the local police. Only 36 percent of African-Americans do. How do you attack that problem? How do you change things?

Donald Trump: Well I think it’s a very sad problem. As you know as a Republican I’m doing very well with African-Americans and with the vote with the — in polls and everything — especially I mean I haven’t seen one very recently because you had the plague come in from China. [On average, the latest polls show Biden up by 8 points.]



So that changed things up, but we had the best economy ever. We had the best numbers for African-American on employment and unemployment in history. Best homeownership — best everything. We had the best numbers in everything — not only African-American, but the African-American numbers were great.



Kilmeade: How do you handle the law enforcement part?

Trump: Well I think you have to get better.


Kilmeade: How do you handle the law enforcement part of this?

Trump: They have to get better than what they’ve been doing. I mean obviously that was a terrible thing. And I’ve spoken about it numerous times in various speeches.



And what’s interesting is I spoke about it when we launched a very successful rocket — a tremendous program that culminated on that day and obviously it goes on from there.

But I then made a speech and it was a speech about the rocket, and I devoted 25 percent of the speech probably to what happened — or more — to what happened with respect to George — George Floyd, and it was — and then you listen to this, he doesn’t talk about George Floyd. The rocket went off, I then I made a speech, and I talked about George Floyd, but they said he didn’t talk about George Floyd.


Half — maybe even almost half of the speech, but a large portion of the speech was devoted exactly to that. And so, you know, with — with the media you basically — and basically no matter what you do, it’s never going to be good enough. But the people understand it.


TRUMP: But we have to get the word out. Look, we have to — Brian, we have to get the police departments, everybody has to do better, has to do better. This is a long-term problem. This didn’t happen today.

This happened — I mean, a guy like Sleepy Joe Biden was in there for 43 years, and he says, I think we should do this, I saw today, he took his mask off for the first time in a while, I haven’t seen his face for a long time. And he said, I think we should do this, or I think we should do that.


And actually then he started speaking through the mask again. He feels comfortable with the mask on I think, and — even though there was nobody anywhere near him, which is interesting, but he made a statement about what he should do. I said, he’s been there for 43 years, he was vice president for 8 years, he didn’t do a thing. His crime bill was a disaster.



There was nobody worse than Biden. Now, he’s not the same Biden. He’s about half, maybe less, but the fact is that he doesn’t — he doesn’t say that, he — they write — he’s surrounded by — the Democrats have bad policy, in many ways they’re bad politicians, because their policy — open borders, take away everybody’s guns.




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