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I noted a week ago that White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany had opened two weeks in a row with a remembrance of all the black lives that do not matter to the Marxists running Black Lives Matter, the DNC, and their media jackals. I showed that the press corps completely ignored and buried that news in their half-hour hate. I concluded that Kayleigh McEnany should continue the demonstration of real care for all black lives this Monday and then slam the trap shut when the leftists again ignore black lives lost on our city streets. She did, and it was a thing of beauty, “all black lives matter:”
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany
Issued on: July 6, 2020
James S. Brady Press Briefing Room
1:29 P.M. EDT
MS. MCENANY: All right. Hello, everyone. Over the holiday weekend, President Trump delivered two defining, unifying, and patriotic speeches, which drew widespread praise by those who cherish our values, honor our history, and seek to advance policies that lift up all Americans.
The President outlined a vision for the future. The President outlined a vision for stronger and safer communities. President Trump said, “After all, what do we want? We want a strong military, great education, housing, low taxes, law and order.” He went on to say, “We want safety, we want equal justice, we want religious liberty, we want faith and family, and living in the great communities and happy communities and safe communities. And we want great jobs, and we want to be respected by the rest of the world, not taken advantage of by the rest of the world.” He went on to say, “We should all want the same thing. How can it be any different than those things?”
This message is now more important and more timely than ever. Radical left-wing mobs seek to tear down our monuments and our memorials — everyone from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to Frederick Douglass, and even Gandhi. Misguided movements, such as “Defund the Police,” seek to leave our communities more vulnerable than ever. Case in point: This weekend alone, in New York, there were 44 shootings with 11 killed; in Chicago, 75 people were shot with 13 killed; and tragically, at least five of these individuals were children who were killed in cities across the country. An absolutely devastating loss, and we grieve for those families. Crimes such as this is dark and it is divisive.
This July 4th, the President said, “Our movement is based on lifting all citizens to reach their fullest God-given potential. Never forget: We are one family and one nation…We will teach our children to cherish and adore their country so…they can build its future.”
This vision is not a culture war, as the media seeks to falsely proclaim; it’s an embrace of our American family, our values, our freedom, and our future.
And with that, I’ll take questions.
Q Kayleigh, I want to ask you just a couple questions. The first one: Why is the President so supportive of flying the Confederate flag?
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MS. MCENANY: And finally, I’d end with this: You know, I was asked probably 12 questions about the Confederate flag. This President is focused on action, and I’m a little dismayed that I didn’t receive one question on the deaths that we got in this country this weekend. I didn’t receive one question about New York City shootings doubling for the third straight week. And over the last seven days, shootings skyrocketed by 142 percent. Not one question. I didn’t receive one question about five children who were killed.
And I’ll leave you with this remark by a dad — it broke my heart — a dad of an eight-year-old lost in Atlanta this weekend: “They say black lives matter…you killed a child. She didn’t do nothing to nobody,” was his quote.
We need to be focused on securing our streets, making sure no lives are lost because all black lives matter — that of David Dorn and that of this eight-year-old girl.
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The official video gives you the tone and body language.
The press corps should have been ready, should have picked up on what was coming. After all, Kayleigh McEnany all but stomped her foot on the instructor platform, signaling what was coming. She appeared on Fox News Monday morning specifically on the story of carnage on our big city streets: