Biden Claims U.S. Capitol Rioters Treated 'Differently' than Black Lives Matter Protesters

Biden Claims U.S. Capitol Rioters Treated 'Differently' than Black Lives Matter Protesters


President-elect Joe Biden claimed Thursday that the rioters who stormed the United States Capitol earlier this week would have been treated “very differently” had they been protesters associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Biden, who has promised to make addressing racial inequities a central component of his administration, made the comments while introducing his appointees for the Depart of Justice at a press conference in Wilmington, Delaware. At the beginning of the event, Biden took a moment to address the rioting and violence that overtook the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as supporters of President Donald Trump attempted to disrupt the certification of the 2020 election.

The president-elect, in particular, told the audience that when news of the rioting first broke his granddaughter sent him a photo taken last year of “military people … lining the steps of the Lincoln Memorial because of a protest by Black Lives Matter.”

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