Sean Hannity said Thursday that the funeral of former President Barack Obama’s late Congressman John Lewis was “a divergent, politically charged and, frankly, at times, heartfelt speech filled with statements not based on truth or reality.”
In his speech, Obama recalled Lewis’s commitment as a leader of the civil rights movement during a political call to action.
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Once Obama referred to the death of George Floyd in the Minneapolis state police, the Trump administration is sending federal agents to fight protesters and violent protesters, as well as against mail voting challenges during this “urgent”; upcoming election.
“Today, we are witnessing police officers kneeling on the necks of Black Americans,” Obama said. “George Wallace may no longer be there, but we can witness our federal government sending agents to use tear gas and batons against peaceful demonstrators.”
In response, Hanniti recreated demonstrators attacking Portland and Seattle law enforcement, and asked if they were “the so-called peaceful protesters Obama is talking about?”
Obama also said: “We no longer have to guess the number of jellyfish in the jar to cast a ballot, but even as we sit here, there are those in power who do their best to dissuade people from voting by closing the poll. places and targeting minorities and students with restrictive identity laws and attacking our voting rights with surgical precision, even undermining the postal service in the run-up to the election, which will depend on ballots being sent to keep people from getting sick. “
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“In an effort to repel President Trump and his supporters, Obama has said many things that are simply inaccurate and untrue,” Hanniti said.
“Every two years, every four years, the Democratic Party, the game book remains the same. They divide America [into] old against young, rich against poor and playing the racing card. “