Trump again defends ‘looting starts’ tweet by saying he first heard it from controversial mayor

6/12/2020 10:30:00 PM

Mr Rizzo had a history of police brutality and racism in Philadelphia

Trump again defends ‘looting starts’ tweet by saying he first heard it from controversial mayor

Mr Rizzo had a history of police brutality and racism in Philadelphia

like to receive morning headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts by email Update newsletter preferences “Just wait after November, you’ll have a front row seat because I’m going to make Attila the Hun look like a f*****,” he said about his enemies during a 1975 re-election bid.Donald Trump will hold a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, next Friday – his first since since states began shutting down in response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed more than 110,000 lives in the US.June 10, 2020 “A beautiful new venue, brand new.president Donald Trump trailing Mr Biden by 14 per cent among registered voters.

A 2,000-pound statue was erected in front of city hall in 1999 in honour of the mayor, but the statue was taken down last week by local officials because of Mr Rizzo’s controversial history.“The continued display of the statue has understandably enraged and hurt many Philadelphians, including those protesting the heinous murders of George Floyd and too many others.On Wednesday, the US approached nearly 2 million confirmed cases.I have seen and heard their anguish.” The announcement, which comes amid sweeping protests against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death, also raised eyebrows for its date – a day known as Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery – as well as its location in Tulsa, a city with a troubling history of racial violence.This statue now no longer stands in front of a building that serves all Philadelphians,” Mayor Jim Kenney said last week.The president’s campaign has been eager to resume them as it tries to move past the pandemic, even as cases continue to rise in some parts of the country.Mr Trump defended his “looting” tweet by saying the phrase can have multiple meanings.“It’s a stunt and a phony poll to cause voter suppression, stifle momentum and enthusiasm for the President, and present a false view generally of the actual support across America for the President.

“It means two things, very different things,” he said.” “A beautiful new venue, brand new.Oklahoma, a reliably Republican state which Trump won in 2016, was among the earliest states to begin loosening coronavirus restrictions, with salons, spas and barbershops reopening in late April.“One is, if there’s looting, there’s probably going to be shooting, and that’s not as a threat, that’s really just a fact, because that’s what happens.And the other is, if there’s looting, there’s going to be shooting.“They’ve done a great job with Covid, as you know, the state of Oklahoma.They’re very different meanings.Photograph: Cory Young/AP State health officials say 47 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Tulsa county on Tuesday, according to most recent county data available, with the overall death toll standing at 973.” In tweets previously addressing the quote, Mr Trump said: “Looting leads to shooting.Tulsa’s 1921 race massacre saw the destruction of black businesses and residences at the hands of angry, white mobs, and has been described as “the single worst incident of racial violence in American history.

..Oklahoma, a reliably Republican state which Trump won in 2016, was among the earliest states to begin loosening coronavirus restrictions, with salons, spas and barbershops reopening in late April.While the rallies will likely spark public health concerns, some of the president’s allies have argued the recent protests, which have attracted thousands of people, could shield the rallies from potential criticism.It was spoken as a fact, not as a statement.” More about:.According to Johns Hopkins data, the overall death toll in Oklahoma stands at 356.

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