On Monday, President Donald Trump introduced a U.S. Border Patrol agent by saying “he speaks perfect English.”
CNN’s White House reporter, Jeremy Diamond, was stunned that President Trump would make such a disparaging comment while at an event aimed towards honoring officials of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
“It was an interesting moment during this event during which the president was trying to honor CBP and I.C.E. agents. The president pointed out, in particular, this man named Adrian — he didn’t mention his last name. He brought him up to commend him for his actions,” Diamond told CNN’s Brooke Baldwin.
He added, “This officer seems to be of Latino descent. It is interesting to have the president make that kind of a comment about a U.S. law enforcement officer, of course, he speaks perfect English — he is a U.S. law enforcement officer.”
Diamond said President Trump also mispronounced the abbreviation CBP six times.
“The president referred at least six times to CBP as CBC. Unclear why, but we were able to have a look at the teleprompter. It does appear to have said CBP — Customs and Border Protection agency. That’s another notable moment there,” he concluded.
Watch the clip below via CN.
‘Stop it! Stop it’: Shocking video shows young girl in Seattle crying after reportedly being maced by police
Video posted to social media on Saturday reportedly shows the aftermath after a young girl was maced by Seattle Police.
The girl can be heard screaming as protesters attempted to deliver first aid.
"Stop it! Stop it," she screamed.
Here is a thread Twitter user Kayvon Behroozian posted to Twitter, tagging local media outlets, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin and Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best.
Apparently Officer Campbell (see thread — mustache) of @SeattlePD maced the CHILD crying in this video. He did not provide his badge number upon request, unlike his colleagues. @seattletimes @Q13FOX @MayorJenny @carmenbest (posting on behalf of friend who took these videos/pics) pic.twitter.com/0ojb37RSJt
WATCH: Protesters chant ‘Eat the Rich’ while marching down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills
Protesters in Los Angeles marched down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills on Saturday in protest of police violence.
The protest was one of dozens being held across America following the killing of George Floyd while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Protesters could be heard chanting, "Eat the Rich."
Here are some additional images from the scene:
Large fires in Philadelphia — as police scramble to save City Hall
Protests in the City of Brotherly Love resulted in multiple police cares being lit on fire as windows were broken in the town's iconic City Hall.
Anti-police violence protests have erupted across America following the killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.
Here are some of the scenes from the Philadelphia protests: