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"Treated Unfairly!" President Trump, Rand Paul and Others, Defend Covington Students Smeared by Media

Claire Chretien : Jan 22, 2019

"Nick Sandmann and the students of Covington have become symbols of Fake News and how evil it can be. They have captivated the attention of the world, and I know they will use it for the good—maybe even to bring people together. It started off unpleasant, but can end in a dream!" -Donald J Trump-Twitter

(Washington, DC)—[] Monday night, President Donald Trump tweeted in support of the Covington Catholic High School students "smeared by media," noting early judgments about the kids' encounter with a Native American activist were proven to be false. (Screengrab image via CBN News: Activist Nathan Phillips confronts Nick Sandmann of Covington Catholic School)

Trump tagged Tucker Carlson in his tweet. The FOX News host had used his Monday opening monologue to explain the situation to viewers.

Tweeting from his @realDonaldTrump account, President Trump wrote: Looking like Nick Sandman & Covington Catholic students were treated unfairly with early judgements proving out to be false—smeared by media. Not good, but making big comeback! "Now footage shows that media was wrong about teen's encounter with Native American" @TuckerCarlson

The media, the Diocese of Covington and other Catholic leaders, left-wing and conservative activists, and even the March for Life itself condemned the "Make America Great Again" hat-wearing students for allegedly harassing a Native American man, a narrative forwarded by a short video of an encounter between Covington students and left-wing activists.

But a full video of the encounter showed a very different situation, with the older man confronting the students and other protestors calling them offensive slurs—and the students remaining calm and not returning the mistreatment in kind.

Trump joins pro-life Republicans Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Thomas Massie, both of Kentucky, in expressing support for the embattled students... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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