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LeBron James accused of inciting violence with ‘YOU’RE NEXT’ tweet targeting Ohio police officer
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James faced fierce backlash on Wednesday over a now-deleted tweet targeting a Columbus, Ohio police officer involved in the shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant.
Bodycam footage released Tuesday night showed Bryant was shot while attacking another black teenager with a knife.
James suggested the police shooting was unjustified and followed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on charges of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
“YOU ARE THE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY,” the NBA icon wrote with an hourglass emoji over an image of one of the officers at the scene of Bryant’s shooting. James has been accused by critics of using his massive Twitter followers to target the officer.
Lebron James incites violence against an Ohio police officer. This is disgraceful and dangerous. Is the NBA okay with this? Is Twitter? ‘ Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Early. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ABOUT OUR TOP STORY.
In other developments:
– LeBron James addresses now deleted tweet: ‘I’m so damn tired of seeing black people get killed by the police’
– Whitlock calls out LeBron James for selective outrage
– Ted Cruz rips ‘grossly irresponsible’ LeBron James after NBA star tweets ‘you’re next’ to Columbus agent
– Reporter was torn after asking Columbus police chief why officer did not shoot Ma’Khia Bryant in the arm or leg
– Ohio State students demand that the university cut ties with Columbus Police after Ma’Khia Bryant shooting
– Psaki calls Ohio’s fatal police shooting of a teenager who appeared to attack others ‘tragic’
Psaki insisted whether Biden “recognizes his own role in systemic racism” in America
White House press secretary Jen Psaki had an awkward exchange with a reporter Wednesday after asking if President Biden “recognizes his own role” in what the president described as “systemic racism” in America.
Speaking to the nation Tuesday night following the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Biden said the death of George Floyd, whom he called “ murder in broad daylight, ” had ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see. . systemic racism in the United States. ”
“I would say that one of the president’s core goals is to tackle racial injustice in this country, not only through his rhetoric, but also through his actions,” said Psaki, “and that everyone should be looking at. [is] his advocacy of passing the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, appointing leaders to the Department of Justice, addressing long-outdated policies, and asking his leadership team here in the White House to prioritize these issues during his current and current presidency. today and not from 30 years ago. “
New York Post reporter Steve Nelson went on to ask Psaki if Biden thinks it’s “important to accept his own guilt” for perpetuating systemic racism.
“I think I answered your question,” Psaki said before moving on to the next reporter. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.
In other developments:
– Biden, Harris rejects ‘systemic racism’ in US, says Chauvin guilty verdict is ‘giant step’ towards racial justice
– Ingraham condemns Biden and Democrats for perpetuating ‘big lies’ that America is systematically racist
– Leo Terrell rips out Biden, Harris for systemic racism allegations: ‘lying’ to Americans without hesitation
– GREG GUTFELD: The media game of ‘us versus them’ doesn’t stop with Chauvin’s belief
Daunte Wright’s funeral is scheduled for Thursday after the mourners attended a viewing on Wednesday
Daunte Wright’s funeral is scheduled for Thursday at a Minneapolis church, nearly two weeks after he was shot and murdered by a police officer at nearby Brooklyn Center.
Reverend Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy at the funeral, which will be held at Shiloh Temple International Ministries and will begin at noon CT. It was unclear whether the funeral would be a public service, Minneapolis-based FOX 9 said.
On Wednesday, mourners gathered at Shiloh Temple to view the body of Wright, a 20-year-old black man. His death sparked protests and riots that coincided with the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death in May 2020.
The public viewing took place a day after Chauvin was convicted of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd’s death. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.
In other developments:
– The city of Minnesota spent more than $ 9,000 protecting the home of the former officer who shot Daunte Wright
– Who is Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old black man who was killed in shootings involved with an officer in Minnesota?
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Senator Lindsey Graham, RS.C., told Sean Hannity that his Republican colleagues could block the Democrats’ “radical” agenda if they maintain their coalition.
“President Biden’s entire campaign was a fraud,” Graham said of “Hannity.” “We now know that the agenda coming out of the Biden government is the most radical agenda of our lives.”
He later added, “ I ask every Republican senator to come forward and tell our Democratic colleagues that if you try to change the filibuster or if you do away with the filibuster and go through this radical agenda, we put every resource in the toolbox. we will deny you a quorum.
“Don’t go down this road, don’t blow up the Senate, don’t blow up the country.”
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