The Wisconsin man shot during an altercation with police last month has pleaded not guilty to crimes he allegedly committed prior to the shooting. On Friday, Jacob Blake made his first court appearance since being wounded.
President Trump has warned pro-athletes to keep politics off of the field. While taking to Twitter Tuesday, he said people are tired of watching the highly political NBA and pointed to their low ratings.
The Democrat mayor of Kenosha, Wisconsin has asked President Trump to put-off his visit to the city. Mayor John Antaramian made those statements while speaking to journalists on Sunday.
The White House confirmed President Trump is set to visit Kenosha, the latest city riddled with ongoing violence and protests against racial injustice. This came after the Wisconsin governor and Kenosha mayor urged the president to reconsider the trip.
Approximately 1,000 protesters took part in a march for racial justice in Wisconsin. The demonstration was held Saturday afternoon in front of the Kenosha Courthouse.
President Trump has spoken out on the shooting of Jacob Blake, which he said was not a good sight. On Friday, the president stated he didn’t like what he saw and believes many Americans feel the same way.
Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian has stood by local law enforcement heads, despite calls for their resignation. On Friday, Antaramian told reporters he has no intention of firing Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis or County Sheriff David Beth.