President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in North Carolina on Thursday, and many people were shocked by his remarks.
During one point in his speech, Trump appeared to suggest that federal marshals intentionally killed an antifa supporter accused of shooting a conservative protester to death in Portland, Oregon.
“We sent in the U.S. Marshals, took 15 minutes and it was over,” Trump said. “They knew who he was, they didn’t want to arrest him, and 15 minutes -- that ended."
Summing up the rally, Susan J. Demas, the editor-in-chief of Michigan Advance, said: "Trump bragged about a extrajudicial killing on American soil and whipped up a crowd against the press as the 'enemy of the people' again, and neither will be a big story, in part, because we live in denial about how bad some things really are."
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The steroids they gave Trump in the hospital have turned his brain into pudding lmao https://t.co/4eIAcyLSir— wilmar s (@wilmar s) 1602785270.0
Trump's brain is *ucked UP https://t.co/DTwv5mr6un— Paul Zavinsky (@Paul Zavinsky) 1602787905.0
@atrupar Why does Trump act like a deranged 5 year old with mental issues? wtf— Sue (@Sue) 1602787318.0
He’s such a FUCKING JOKE, he shows ZERO respect to the American people w how he demeans the office of the Presidenc… https://t.co/k6ij7VbLmp— ᎠᏌNᎬᎷYᎢᎻᎪNᏩ™️ (@ᎠᏌNᎬᎷYᎢᎻᎪNᏩ™️) 1602787142.0
roid trump is exposing his mental cheat sheet to remember who his kids are here: IVANKA = HOT ERIC = BUSINESS BARR… https://t.co/i3sqiRncpa— matt (@matt) 1602785364.0
Trump speaking at his NC Covid rally is the most unhinged yet. Not sure if it’s his poll numbers or the steroids.— America (@America) 1602785198.0
I know...it gets easier and easier to not be shocked by what the orange idiot says, but this is Trump bragging abou… https://t.co/IZjh5Fnjmr— Shawn Foss (@Shawn Foss) 1602788032.0
Neither Trump nor his cult members have any clue how unemployment rates work. https://t.co/bsFU2shqUv— TonyRush (@TonyRush ) 1602789153.0
Of all the signs of our national decline, cheering in response to descriptions of government criminality -- as Trum… https://t.co/YNqaCTt1vg— Orin Kerr (@Orin Kerr) 1602788299.0