AG William Barr says Jacob Blake shooting may have been justified
Thursday, 3 September 2020 Barr called it ‘a phenomenon’ that Black people feel treated ‘as suspects before they’re treated as citizens.’ Attorney General William Barr sat down with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer for a highly-anticipated one-on-one interview yesterday. When asked about the nationwide protests in response to the police killings of unarmed Black people in this country, Barr drew stark contrasts. The attorney general said that he would not compare the shooting of Jacob Blake with the choking death of George Floyd, noting that both cases are under investigation. “What’s different?” Blitzer asked. “Floyd was already subdued, incapacitated in handcuffs and was not armed,” Barr...
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