A video that provoked indignation across the country triggered a response from the White House press secretary yesterday evening that the Trump administration is assisting students at the Kentucky College of Kuttling in Kentucky.
"We extended and expressed support" For students, White House Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Tuesday evening. "Of course, nobody understands better than this president when the media jump to conclusions and attack you for something you may or may not have done."
An excerpt from a video appeared over the weekend, showing a white teenager dressed in red. Great again "the ball hat and smiles smugly while the Indians knock a drum and sing. The two are obviously looking into the eyes that set the social media on fire at Martin Luther King Jr.'s weekend.
But since the original video has reached the world wide web, other videos have been published, which casts doubt on the whole situation. As the explanations bounced from all directions, Twitter stopped the account of the author, who reportedly came from Brazil.
While the main media focus points to the white students of Covington and Elder Omaha Nathan Nathan Phillips, some blame a group of Jewish Israelis who first met with Cowington students, and then Phillips intervened to break a potential clash with an Indian a chant in which viral aging occurred. of Phillips, who also said he would like to meet Kentucky students. "Race relations in this country and around the world have reached a boiling point," Phillips said, according to a press release. ̵
Sandmann says he did not do anything wrong during the confrontation.
"My position is that I am not disrespectful of Mr Phillips," Sandmann said in a NBC interview scheduled for Wednesday. "I respect him, I would like to talk to him, and looking back, I wish we'd left and avoid everything."
This CNN report says the White House will not say whether a visit will take away. a place for students at Covington during the partial closure of the government, now entering its 33rd day.
"If the President has them here, it will be somewhere after the shutdown if that happens," Sanders said.