Jacob Blake’s family holds news conference in Kenosha, WI | USA TODAY

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President Donald Trump is not planning to meet with the family of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot multiple times in the back by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, when he travels there Tuesday, the White House said.

Trump will travel to Kenosha, amid heightened protests over racial injustice and police brutality, to meet with "local enforcement, some business owners and he'll survey the damage," White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Monday. She added that a detailed scheduled would be released later in the day.

The president told reporters at a press conference Monday evening that he was not planning to meet with the family because they wanted to involve lawyers.

"I thought it would be better not to do anything where there are lawyers involved," Mr Trump said. "They wanted me to speak but they wanted to have lawyers involved and I thought that was inappropriate so I didn't do that."
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37 Comments on "Jacob Blake’s family holds news conference in Kenosha, WI | USA TODAY"

  1. I want to hear the Mama only — everyone else STAND DOWN 🇺🇸

    • @seabert otter His Dad just rambles and yells incoherently ; his Mom is the only one who speaks with sense and integrity. In spite of what her son did

    • The Mother is great. She has common sense & should run for office. The Dad told Anderson Cooper about brussel sprouts. He needs to back off.

    • the mama is a good actress who talked Biden by phone behind Trump call. Think about the way why does Black family sue …sue for what? the cops did their duty..and incident happened..he was a criminal. the mama produce Jacob, taking response for caring her son
      her own moneys.

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  2. Sexxy Shanda Sexxy Shanda | September 1, 2020 at 1:05 PM | Reply

    Terrible video I wonder did they do that on purpose you cannot hear anything on purpose

  3. ARE YOU AWARE OF THE LOW VOLUME OF THE BROADCAST???? ?

  4. IS THE BROADCASTING CREW ASLEEP? ? ARE YOU AWARE OF THE VERY LOW VOLUME????

  5. There’s no sound

  6. Blessing from Argentina! 🙇💜

  7. Justice for Cannon

  8. Justice for juicy! Dave chapelle.

  9. No volume appears to be intentionally. If you have rioting & looting the Volume is high!

  10. lubieus monkey | September 1, 2020 at 1:41 PM | Reply

    this is unbelievable

  11. I am deeply disturbed by the media coverage of this situation. None of the facts are in, and EVERYBODY is presumed innocent by law, from Jacob Blake to Officer Sheskey who shot him to Kyle Rittenhouse who defended our state from the knee jerk reaction. As a legally armed Wisconsin resident, I will not hesitate one moment to defend myself, my property, or my neighbor and theirs against the radical Black Lives Matter instigators who are ready to terrorize the heart of my state because of their blanket-minded reaction to our dutiful law enforcement peacekeepers.

    • @Praxis Alba Again,you lack the ability to comprehend basic law or common sense. They gave him every opportunity to comply and he chose to fight and resist. Police have no obligation to wait for him to get a weapon….a possible gun that could be used to kill them. You just don’t get it. And you ignore any role Blake had in his death, or the other possible scenarios that I mentioned. You just hate cops and republicans and can’t give a real solid response to any debate item.

    • @mark price Don’t talk drivel. This is why there are worldwide protests against systemic racism by people of all ages and political persuasions. As your country implodes. Led by a sociopath clown, a climate denier in the pockets of the fossil fuel billionaires.

    • @Praxis Alba Well thanks for confirming what I stated. This is your 2nd comment to me and you can’t answer one thing I’ve said or asked about. The country is not imploding….just some wacky leftist anarchist think they can tear up the country and then blame Trump. Won’t work.Who the hell cares what the lazy other countries think of us..as they offer nothing to help solve anything

    • @mark price HE IS NOT DEAD HE IS ALIVE HE IS JUST PARALYZED FROM THE WAIST DOWN I am for the Police if he not resist he would have been SHOT!

    • People don’t want to know the facts, they just assume.. like the snippet video of Mr Blake getting shot.
      A city was wrecked by supports, who don’t realize that Mr Blake is an accused sex offender with other serious crime allegations on him.
      Mr Blake did so make his first court appearance to judge today, via video.
      But your just called a racist and a liar when you dump the bucket of facts out!

  12. Weak

  13. Justice for kyle, say his name

  14. wet stinky socks | September 1, 2020 at 2:51 PM | Reply

    I can’t believe what I’m not hearing!

  15. Why don’t we hear from his fiancé/babyMomma/victim/witness Laquisha Booker Keeping her quiet in exchange for some of that Go-Fund $❓

  16. Every picture tells a story . This dude has been asking the cops to take a shot at him long before this happened . This is not a one time occurrence , he’s trained himself for this day many times over and finally got his wish . If he can put his own life so blatantly in danger , he can do the same to innocent people .

  17. BroncoBillieBeastie | September 2, 2020 at 10:01 AM | Reply

    For what? For a felon and child rapist, who resisted arrest, did not listen to the cops, was fighting the cops, had a knife on him, taser did not work on him, was going inside of his car to get a weapon? There was a warrant out for his arrest on sexual and domestic violence allegations, as well.

  18. American Patriot | September 2, 2020 at 11:18 AM | Reply

    Jacob Blake, note to self:

    When you sexually assault your girlfriend then try to steal her car and the police come and they have their guns on you, don’t go for the Knife 👀

  19. The guy was non compliant. Had a restraining order against him. Wasn’t supposed to be there. Yet no one is looking at that, instead your making it out to be like he was an upstanding citizen that was compliant with law enforcement

  20. Glad I can’t hear this! No volume!

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