President Trump shot back at CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins after she attempted to compare his supporters to liberal protesters.
As we previously reported a Trump supporter fired a paintball gun at Antifa counter-protesters in Portland, Oregon. [RELATED: Watch What Happens When Antifa Tries to Stop the Trump Train]
Collins asked the President if he wanted to condemn his supporters for firing a paintball gun and using pepper spray like he condemned left-wing political violence.
President Trump responded by pointing out that a right-wing protester was killed, not by a paintball but by a bullet. [RELATED: Clash Between Pro-Trump Caravan and BLM Leaves One Dead]
President Trump is flying to Kenosha, Wisconsin on Tuesday and has gone on record to tell his supporters to not respond to left-wing violence but allow local law enforcement to handle it.
President Trump fires back at CNN’s Kaitlan Collins: “Your supporters, and they are YOUR supporters indeed shot a young gentleman and killed him not with paint, but with a bullet.” pic.twitter.com/aXCKU26o8S
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) August 31, 2020
President Trump has also publicly defended the action of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse. [READ NEXT: Trump Backs Kenosha Teen Gunman’s Self-Defense Claim]