Biden also will meet with Blake’s father, Jacob Blake Sr., and other Blake family members during the visit, according to a family spokesperson and campaign official.
Nicht umsonst war der Präsident nach Wisconsin gereist. In dem Swing State gilt es, möglicherweise wahlentscheidende Wählerstimmen zu sammeln.
Während des Präsidentenbesuchs blieb die Lage in der Stadt friedlich. Am Straßenrand hatten sich sowohl seine Anhänger versammelt als auch Demonstranten, die Schilder hoch hielten, auf denen stand: Justice for Jacob.
The President isn’t expected to meet with the family of Jacob Blake, the man was shot in the back seven times by a police officer. Trump claimed that he’s not meeting with Blake’s family during his Wisconsin visit because they wanted to involve lawyers.
According to Trump’s public schedule, the President is expected to begin his trip Tuesday afternoon with a visit to a „property affected by recent riots.“
Ein 17-Jähriger soll zwei Menschen bei den Protesten gegen Polizeigewalt in Kenosha erschossen haben. Die Staatsanwaltschaft klagt ihn wegen Mordes an. Sein Anwalt spricht von Notwehr.
Jacob Blake was shot 7 times in the back yesterday in front of his children by a police officer in Kenosha Wisconsin. Protests and riots then followed. Reports state he is still alive in critical condition.
Warning: this unedited eyewitness cell phone footage shows the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Aug. 23, 2020. This video contains graphic imagery and language that some may find difficult to watch.
The man who claimed to have made the video, 22-year-old Raysean White, said that he saw Blake scuffling with three officers and heard them yell, “Drop the knife! Drop the knife!” before the gunfire erupted. He said he didn’t see a knife in Blake’s hands.
The governor said that he has seen no information to suggest Blake had a knife or other weapon, but that the case is still being investigated by the state Justice Department.