By Amechi Idumuebor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Hillary Clinton has denigrated Trump, claiming his response to George Floyd’s death and ensuing protests is ‘inadequate,’ and asserting the president is ‘such a failure across the board.’
In a blistering interview with the Los Angeles Times published early Friday morning, Clinton held nothing back in her criticism of the president.
‘It is a mystery why anybody with a beating heart and a working mind still supports him,’ she scorned, specifically referencing his photo-op last week in front of a church that had been set on fire as part of riots.
‘It was beyond my comprehension,’ she continued of the spectacle. ‘We have never seen anything like this. He is without shame.’
Trump has received widespread backlash for the Monday stunt, with even some of his allies in Congress condemning the move for law enforcement to clear Lafayette Park of protesters with tear gas and force.
Protesters were gathered in the park separating the White House and St. John’s Episcopal Church on Pennsylvania Avenue on Monday participating in demonstrations in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Speaking on the president’s response to Floyd’s death at the hands of a white police officer, Clinton said it initially seemed promising before he changed course and stepped away from the issues of police brutality and instead turned to bashing rioters for destroying cities across the country in the wake of mass protests.