Chatting with CNN, Terry Fanone, the mom of Officer Michael Fanone, who was crushed with a flagpole by a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters after they stormed the USA Capitol on January 6, says she is outraged by Trump’s declare that his supporters had been “hugging and kissing” officers throughout the assault.
“What goes via my thoughts is absolutely outrage,” she advised CNN’s Don Lemon. “For us, for our household, and for every police officer that I do know that Michael’s in contact with consistently, it’s outrageous. It’s so dehumanizing. It’s so devaluing.”
“That doesn’t even start to inform the story,” she continued, referring to her son’s description of what occurred that day, which left him with a traumatic mind harm and post-traumatic stress dysfunction. “It doesn’t even start to inform the story of what our household went via and what he went via that day.”
You’ll be able to hearken to her interview beneath.
Terry Fanone, mom of DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone, who was injured throughout the January 6 rebellion, says lawmakers’ silence over former Pres. Trump’s lies in regards to the Capitol riot implies “complicity.” pic.twitter.com/HBkJSv79n8
— CNN Tonight (@CNNTonight) March 30, 2021
Authorities have arrested Thomas Sibick for taking part within the assault towards Officer Fanone after he was recognized on police body-camera footage.
Earlier, Trump insisted his supporters posed “zero risk” regardless of the violence that resulted in 5 deaths and lots of accidents.
“It was zero risk, proper from the beginning, it was zero risk. Look, they went in, they shouldn’t have carried out it. A few of them went in, and they’re hugging and kissing the police and the guards, you recognize, they’d nice relationships,” Trump advised Fox Information’ Laura Ingraham. “Plenty of the folks had been waved in, after which they walked in they usually walked out.”
You’ll be able to hearken to Officer Fanone describe what occurred to him throughout the occasions of January 6 within the interview beneath, which was filmed the week following the assault.
Chilling: @DCPoliceDept officer Michael Fanone mentioned on CNN that rioters went for his gun, saying “Kill him together with his personal gun”.
He advised CNN, “It was all about self preservation…I “appealed to their humanity…I simply bear in mind yelling out I’ve youngsters”
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) January 15, 2021