August 25, 2020
- Speaker Charlie Kirk says president is ‘the bodyguard of western civilization’
- Trump takes center stage at RNC
- Republicans nominate Trump for re-election
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In his convention speech, Donald Trump Jr recognized the death of George Floyd, an African American man who was killed by a white police officer.
“What happened to George Floyd is a disgrace. And if you know a police officer, you know they agree with that, too,” Trump said.
Former UN ambassador Nikki Haley claimed that “America is not a racist country” in her keynote RNC speech tonight. Amid all of the misleading claims peddled by speakers tonight, it’s attracted some of the strongest reactions online:
“America is not a racist country.”
Nikki Haley, RNC 2020 pic.twitter.com/XoXWYy9sQG
No racism in America says Nikki Haley.#RNC2020 pic.twitter.com/9afwTpNWtJ
Haley said “America is not a racist country” then mere seconds later said she faced discrimination as a girl. Then she cited the Charleston church shooting as a reconciliation story. One of the oddest political speeches I’ve ever heard, if you listen to the words.