Right off the bat, Hannity’s statistics on the number of black Americans killed by police directly conflicted with those presented by Johnson, and the Fox host pressed Johnson on whether “black-on-black crime” is the real problem at hand.
Hannity acknowledged that Walter Scott‘s death at the hands of South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was an “assassination,” but told the congressman Scott’s death cannot be equated to those of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown. Johnson wasn’t buying that.
“You can’t think of one other instance where there has been an unjustified killing that has been caught on tape?” Johnson said.
Hannity said, though, that it seems like he and Johnson are in general agreement, but that Johnson “seems to only want to go after law enforcement.”
Watch the video below, via Fox News:
And you can watch Johnson’s original comments below, via C-SPAN:
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