Asked why black Americans were killed by police, Trump replied:Whites die more
According to the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), US President Trump reported on Tuesday Refusing to directly answer questions about police violence against black people, but replied that white people are also victims of police violence.
In an interview with CBS Catherine Herridge, Trump was asked why black people still died in the hands of US law enforcement officials, Trump said:”The same is true for white people”Trump continued:” What you asked is a terrible question. The same is true for white people. By the way, white people (dead) are more.”
The report pointed out that according to the”Washington Post” 》The database that traces the fatal shootings by the US police shows that whites account for about half of the people shot by the police every year. However, the Census Bureau estimates that about 76%of the US population is white, and only 13%are black. So according to the”Washington Post” database, blacks are twice as likely to be shot by law enforcement as whites.
Trump also represented slavery again in the interview The Confederate Confederacy (Southern Union in the American Civil War) defended the banner, saying”this is free speech”. When asked if he would like his supporters to display the Confederate flag at political events, Trump said he was”comfortable with freedom of expression.”
After George Freud was killed, the only black driver Darrell”Buba” Wallace Jr. called for change. In June this year, the US NASCAR racing organizer announced that it would The use of league flags is forbidden in the event.
The report pointed out that Trump was criticized for insisting on protecting the monument to the leaders of the Southern Union, who then protected slavery and supported white supremacy. Trump even threatened that Congress’s annual defense authorization bill would veto the bill if it included renaming the U.S. military base commemorating the Southern Union Commander. These military bases include Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Fort Benning, Georgia, and Fort Hood, Texas.
Statues commemorating the Confederacy and some founding fathers were destroyed Later, Trump signed an executive order at the end of June to protect the monument.