Joe Biden Slams President Donald Trump Comments On George Floyd As 'Despicable'
Former Vice President Joe Biden said it was "despicable" for President Trump "to put any other words in the mouth of George Floyd." Trump on Friday had said that it's a "great day" for Floyd and a "great day for everybody."
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to President Donald Trump's comments saying Colin Kaepernick should be given another chance in the NFL if Kaepernick has the playing ability.
✔️ CNN political director David Chalian responds to President Donald Trump's comments on late congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis, calling them "shameful." Joe Biden slams President Trump's cognitive ability in speech. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta examines how the cognitive health of both President Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden are playing out as a potential campaign issue in the race for the White House.
INSTEAD, OVERSHADOWED BY WHAT HE SAID ABOUT GEORGE FLOYD. GEOFF BENNETT IS AT THE WHITE HOUSE. >> Reporter: DURING HIS 45-MINUTE UNSCRIPTED AND FREE-WHEELING ROSE GARDEN SPEECH, PRESIDENT TRUMP AT ONE POINT INVOKED THE NAME GEORGE FLOYD. >> THEY HAVE TO RECEIVE FAIR TREATMENT FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT. THEY HAVE TO RECEIVE IT. WE ALL SAW WHAT HAPPENED LAST WEEK. WE CAN’T LET THAT HAPPEN. HOPEFULLY, GEORGE IS LOOKING DOWN RIGHT NOW AND SAYING THERE’S A GREAT THING THAT’S HAPPENING FOR OUR COUNTRY. IT’S A GREAT DAY FOR HIM. IT’S A GREAT DAY FOR EVERYBODY. THIS IS A GREAT DAY FOR EVERYBODY. THIS IS A GREAT, GREAT DAY IN TERMS OF EQUALITY. >> Reporter: AFTER THE SPEECH, THE PRESIDENT SHHHED A REPORTER WHO ASKED HOW HE PLANS TO ADDRESS SYSTEMIC RACISM. >> WHAT’S YOUR PLAN? >> OUR COUNTRY IS SO STRONG. AND THAT’S WHAT MY PLAN IS. >> Reporter: 2020 DEMOCRATIC CONTENDER JOE BIDEN SLAMMING THE PRESIDENT’S REMARK ABOUT GEORGE FLOYD, WHILE CAMPAIGNING TODAY IN DELAWARE. >> FOR THE PRESIDENT TO TRY TO PUT ANY OTHER WORDS IN THE MOUTHS OF GEORGE FLOYD, I FRANKLY THINK IT’S DESPICABLE. >> Reporter: ALL OF IT UNFOLDING AS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S FORMER CHIEF OF STAFF, JOHN KELLY SAID TODAY HE AGREES WITH FORMER TRUMP DEFENSE SECRETARY JIM MATTIS, WHO THIS WEEK SLAMMED THE PRESIDENT’S LEADERSHIP IN A SCATHING OP-ED. >> I AGREE WITH HIM. I THINK WE NEED TO LOOK HARDER AT WHO WE ELECT. >> Reporter: KELLY, A RETIRED FOUR-STAR MARINE GENERAL, ALSO CAUTIONED AGAINST THE PRESIDENT’S THREAT TO USE TROOPS TO PUT DOWN PROTESTERS. >> THE TROOPS HATE IT. THEY DON’T SEE IT AS THEIR JOB. THEY DON’T WANT TO BE USED IN THAT WAY UNLESS IT’S REALLY STREMMIST. >> Reporter: DURING THE UNREST, WORKERS TRANSFORMED THE ALREADY SECURE WHITE HOUSE COMPLEX INTO A FORTRESS, TALL WALL OF STEEL FENCING SURROUNDING THE PERIMETER. AND TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HAS DEPLOYED AN ALPHABET SOUP OF MILITARY DEPLOYED IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL. MAYOR BOWSER WANTS THEM GONE. >> Reporter: WE’VE MADE THAT FORMER REQUEST TO THE WHITE HOUSE. >> Reporter: THE MAYOR SENDING MESSAGES, DIRECTING ARTISTS TO PAINT "BLACK LIVES MATTER" ON A STREET DIRECTLY TO THE WHITE HOUSE AND RENAMING IT BLACK LIVES MATTER PLAZA TO URGE CHANGES IN POLICE PRACTICES. TONIGHT WASHINGTON, D.C. IS