A day after former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, delivering President Joe Biden’s preferred verdict, the White House commented on the Ohio police shooting of an armed black teen.
Guess which side the Biden administration took?
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday invoked “police violence” after an officer in Columbus, Ohio, shot and killed 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, who, according to body camera video of the incident, was lunging at another black girl with a knife when she was shot.
Just before Chauvin was convicted in Minneapolis, Columbus police arrived at a scene Tuesday where teenagers were engaged in a physical altercation, The Columbus Dispatch reported.
A potential stabbing of an unnamed and unarmed black girl was stopped when Officer Nicholas Reardon intervened by using deadly force with his service pistol, according to WBNS-TV. Police quickly released the bodycam video. You