Joe Biden condemns ‘violence of any kind’ after officers shot in LA, NC

Joe Biden condemns ‘violence of any kind’ after officers shot in LA, NC


Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released multiple statements addressing the shootings of two sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles and one officer in North Carolina over the weekend, first condemning “violence of any kind” and then calling for gun control.

Biden’s comments were released via Twitter and through his campaign on Sunday, with a shorter statement being posted to the former vice president’s social media platform first before longer remarks were prepared by the team.

“This cold-blooded shooting is unconscionable and the perpetrator must be brought to justice,” the 2020 Democrat’s tweet read, “Violence of any kind is wrong; those who commit it should be caught and punished. Jill and I are keeping the deputies and their loved ones in our hearts and praying for a full recovery.”

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At the time, Biden was only referring to the shooting in Los Angeles.

In his second statement, the Democratic presidential hopeful also referenced the shooting of deputy officer Ryan Hendrix, who was

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