Scott Walker Appears To Pull The Plug On Anderson Cooper During Heated Interview
Written by Black Voices on August 28, 2020
Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) appeared to storm out of an interview nearly with CNN’s Anderson Cooper after a tense trade this week.
The second got here Thursday as Walker accused Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his supporters of failing to instantly denounce the violent protests over police brutality and racial inequality in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
“We noticed companies burnt to the bottom,” Walker mentioned. “Individuals need justice. They need reform in regulation enforcement, however they don’t need riots. They need leaders who arise.”
Cooper, nonetheless, was fast to level out that Walker’s argument was significantly one-sided, as President Donald Trump has stayed silent on the Aug. 23 taking pictures of a Black Wisconsin man, Jacob Blake, that begat the demonstrations.
At that time, Walker may be seen approaching his video digicam. Seconds later, his feed is disconnected.
Cooper responded with a brief apology to viewers.
“Appears like we misplaced our sign,” he mentioned. “We apologize for the sign loss, however we respect Gov. Walker’s time. Sorry. Stay tv.”
On Wednesday, Biden posted a video to Twitter during which he condemned the violence and mentioned he spoke with Blake’s relations.
“Protesting brutality is a proper and completely mandatory,” he mentioned. “However burning down communities just isn’t protest; it’s unnecessary violence.”
Watch a snippet of Anderson Cooper’s interview with Scott Walker beneath.
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