Biden: Trump hasn't condemned "white supremacists ... all those militia guys"

by Jeffrey Swindoll · Sep 20th, 2020 8:32 am
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Last Updated Sep 28th, 2020 at 10:33 am

Joe Biden said President Trump "has yet to condemn … the far-right and the white supremacists" at CNN's town hall Thursday night.

Starting at the 5:14 mark, Biden was asked a question from a retired police chief about his plans for addressing "the lack of respect shown to law enforcement officers and military."

"The president has yet to condemn, as you've probably noticed, the far-right and the white supremacists and those guys walking around with the AK-47s and not doing a [expletive] thing about them," Biden said. "I'm waiting for the day when he says, 'I condemn all those white supremacists, I condemn all those militia guys as much as I do every other organizational structure.'"

It is unclear to whom or what Biden was referring when he mentioned "those guys walking around with the AK-47s ... those white supremacists ... all those militia guys," as well "every other organizational structure."

Biden also falsely claimed that former Trump Press Secretary Kellyanne Conway said chaos and violence are good for Trump's administration. He also said Trump "incites these kinds of things."

? In 2017, after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Trump said, "Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups."

In 2019, after shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Trump said, "In one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy. These sinister ideologies must be defeated. Hate has no place in America. Hatred warps the mind, ravages the heart, and devours the soul."


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