Fox Information and Republicans basically have all the time talked about how they “again the blue.” Consequently, many cops across the nation vote purple. In truth, a 2016 ballot confirmed that 84% of cops backed Donald Trump with solely 8% of officer backing Hillary Clinton.
Impulsively, although, the GOP and its media arms aren’t solely not sticking up for cops, they’re bashing them. Tucker Carlson devoted a section of his present the opposite day to blasting Capitol officer Harry Dunn.
And through a current present, Laura Ingraham gave out performing awards to the officers who testified throughout a current listening to. “There was actually a whole lot of violence that day, nevertheless it was not a terrorist assault,” she stated. “It wasn’t 9/11. It wasn’t the worst factor that ever occurred to America. It wasn’t an rebellion.”
Officer Aquilino Gonell was requested about Ingraham’s assault throughout a Thursday look on CNN. He advised Erin Burnett:
“That is the primary time I see that remark coming from this specific individual. To look at her trash, as a result of that’s what it’s, a commentator that might trash anyone who, in my view, wasn’t there. So until you have been there in that crowd, being attacked by the rioters, you wouldn’t know, and you’ll by no means know, you by no means — my devotion for the nation is larger than the vitriol that she’s puking out… that individual by no means served the nation, won’t ever increase her hand like I did so many occasions.”
Watch a clip of the section beneath, courtesy of CNN:
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