Rand Paul: Covington Students Taking ‘All Sorts of Abuse’ They Don’t Deserve

Breitbart | 1/21/2019 | Staff
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Monday spoke out against those who rushed to judgment over a viral video showing a confrontation between a group of Catholic high school students and a Native American activist at a pro-life event over the weekend, saying the Covington Catholic High School students have been subjected to “all sorts of abuse” they do not deserve.

The initial video shows the students hanging out on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., as Nathan Phillips, a, is seen beating a drum as he approaches them.

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One of the students, Nick Sandmann, is seen wearing a red Make America Great Again hat and grinning while standing in front of the Native American man. Some of Sandmann’s peers can be seen cracking jokes and making hand gestures that some say were intended to make fun of Philips.

Media pundits across the political spectrum almost immediately began condemning the students. However, alternative video shows that the kids were not only verbally accosted by a religious sect, the Black Hebrew Israelites, as the situation unfolded, but were also approached by...
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