Peter King: ‘Everyone in America Should Be Giving Medals to the Cops’

Congressman Peter King stood up for the police tonight after the DOJ announced an investigation into the Baltimore police, especially considering how it happened opposite the funeral for slain NYPD officer Brian Moore.

King told Megyn Kelly he’s sick and tired of the “series of lies and smears and slander against the police in our country” from Ferguson to Baltimore. He argued, “Thousands and thousands of African-American young men and women are alive today because of the NYPD.”

He dismissed the “handful of cases” about police confrontations with black men and called it “the height of irresponsibility” for Loretta Lynch to announce the Baltimore investigation opposite Moore’s funeral. King said that “everyone in America should be giving medals to the cops” and not “listen to the likes of Al Sharpton.”

Watch the video below, via Fox News:

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