Citing the election of former President Barack Obama, who is African American, and Vice President Kamala Harris, who are both Black and South Asian, Graham told Fox News that “our systems are not racist. America is not a racist country.” Is, “by adding. Within every society you have bad actors. ”
“Chauvin’s test was a fair result,” Graham said. “What is happening in Ohio, where the police officer had to use deadly force to stop a young girl from being killed, I think it is a different situation. So this attack on the police and policing – in the police Correct, yes, call. All of them racist, no. ”
“America is a work in progress,” he said.
Congress has been grappling with this issue in recent months, with lawmakers currently debating a bipartisan bill to overturn the laws surrounding policing.
Scott said he is proposing to lift the burden of responsibility in police departments: from individual police officers to their employers. He said police departments are allowed to be taken to court, but individual officers do not seem to be “resonating” in their interactions with both Democrats and Republicans.