Black Lives Matter Activist: ‘Pigs In a Blanket’ Chant Was ‘More Playful Than Anything’

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Black Lives Matter St. Paul organizer Trahern Crews stated that protesters chanting “Pigs in a blanket, fry ‘em like bacon” was “more playful than anything” on Wednesday’s “All In With Chris Hayes” on MSNBC. Crews was asked, whether “Black Lives Matter activists hate police officers?” In light of the video showing activists chanting “Pigs in a blanket, fry ‘em like bacon.” He answered, “No, not at all. And I want to put that chant in context. We had a great demonstration that day. It was very exciting. It was so exciting that I think the police who were along escorting the marcher[s] wanted to be a part of the march, or a part of the demonstration. So on the way back, the officer leading the parade kept talking into his microphone and saying things to the crowd, like, ‘stay off the medium,’ do that, he was laughing and joking with
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Steinle Family: ‘Silence Is Deafening’ ‘Nobody Is Being Held Accountable’

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Kate Steinle’s father Jim, said that “the silence is deafening,” and her brother Brad added “nobody is being held accountable for Kate’s murder” on Tuesday’s “O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel. Jim said he was frustrated over the “lack of movement” on sanctuary cities and illegal immigrant felons in the US. Jim Steinle was then asked if any politicians, specifically California Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) and Barbara Boxer (D) contacted them. He responded, “the silence is deafening. We have not heard from anyone.” Brad Steinle added that the family did meet with Feinstein while they were in Washington, DC, but that there’s been “no movement” since the family left DC. Both added, when they were asked, that California Governor Jerry Brown (D) hadn’t spoken to them. Later on, Brad said that Feinstein was in favor of “putting something together that would push cities to cooperate with federal agencies.” Jim
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Trump: ‘I Will Have A Lot of Democrats Voting for Me’

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CNN’s Don Lemon previewed his interview with Republican front-runner Donald Trump in which Trump says many Democrats will vote for him in the general election like they did for President Ronald Reagan. Trump said, “When Mitt Romney ran, there was a tremendous, millions of people that are Republicans and Conservative Republicans, and Evangelicals, and people that I have a great relationship with, they sat home for some people and did not vote. You know that. And I’m talking about millions of people. And had they gotten up and voted for Mitt Romney, he would have won the election. And people are forgetting about that. Plus, I think me more than anybody else, I’ll go across lines. I think I’ll have a lot of Democrats, you know, Reagan had Democrats for Reagan. It was a very big group of people… I think I will have a lot of Democrats voting for
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Carville: ‘Tool of the Koch Brothers’ Trey Gowdy ‘Feeds the New York Times Stuff’

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Democratic strategist James Carville slammed “tool of the Koch Brothers” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), saying he “just feeds the New York Times stuff, and they put it in the paper. Just like the neocons fed the New York Times a bunch of bunk they put on the front page of the paper, basically helped start a war” on Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes.” Carville said of the Clinton email scandal, “my question is, will this rise to the level of scandal as the white house christmas card list back in the ’90s that had 140 hours of sworn testimony. This is the great gefilte fish day.” And the scandal is “kind of petering out every day.” He later stated, “I think that the Clintons basically are better people than their enemies. Look at their number one enemy, Ken Starr, who is, you know, has now got a hell
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