9:18 PM PT — Monday, January 21, 2019
President Trump responds to the false allegations made against students from Covington Catholic High School.
The President said it now appears the students were treated unfairly in a tweet on Monday.
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! “New footage shows that media was wrong about teen’s encounter with Native American” @TuckerCarlson
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 22, 2019
His comments come as a response to students from the Park Hills high school being accused of racism for their confrontation with Native American elder and Vietnam veteran Nathan Phillips, who we now know provoked the situation.
He says the early judgments against the students, specifically Nick Sandmann, are proving to be false.
President Trump added the minors were smeared by the media as new footage shows critics were wrong about the kids’ encounter with Phillips, who later lied about the