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.
On Friday, Kenosha officials uncuffed Jacob Blake from restraints linking him to his hospital bed and excused officers from watching over him. Blake’s attorneys told reporters that a warrant issued against the 29-year-old in July has been vacated, but felony charges still remain.
Wisconsin’s governor has deployed additional National Guard members to help contain protests in Kenosha. On Thursday, Tony Evers announced more members from Arizona, Michigan and Alabama are headed to the city to support law enforcement.
Business owners in Kenosha, Wisconsin are left picking up the pieces after rioters appeared to target shops and stores earlier this week.
From basketball to soccer, tennis and even the great American pastime of baseball, the sports world and the political realm have collided once again. Wednesday saw a score of players and teams announcing boycotts of upcoming games following a night of violent riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin.