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8/31/2020

POLICE: “The police are under siege because of things — they can do 10,000 great acts, which is what they do, and one bad apple, or a choker — you know a choker, they choke — shooting the guy in the back many times. Couldn’t you have done something different? Couldn’t you have wrestled him? In the meantime, he might’ve been going for a weapon. And there’s a whole big thing there. But they choke. Just like in a golf tournament, they miss a three-foot –“

[Laura Ingraham: “You’re not comparing it to golf, because of course that’s what the media –“]

“I’m saying people choke.”

[Laura Ingraham: “People make — people panic.”]

“People choke. And people are bad people. You have both. You have some bad people, and they choke. You could be a police officer for 15 years, and all of a sudden you’re confronted. You’ve got a quarter of a second to make a decision. If you don’t make the decision and you’re wrong, you’re dead. People choke under those circumstances, and they make a bad decision. I’ve seen bad decisions of people that it looked bad but probably it was a choke. But you also have bad police, but you also, the vast — not only the vast majority — thousands and thousands of great acts, and one bad one, and you make the evening news for weeks.”

-Donald Trump, “President Trump joins Laura Ingraham to discuss violence in Democrat-run cities, planned visit to Kenosha,” foxnews.com, Aug. 31, 2020