Whereas participating in a march of Antifa terrorists by way of the streets of the Adams Morgan neighborhood in Washington, D.C., Alex Marquardt tried to spin their chaos and violence for CNN Tonight host Don Lemon. “Till now, I am not going to say it has been peaceable nevertheless it hasn’t fairly been violent,” he urged as he admitted that police had dawned riot gear.

The march was in response to a Kentucky grand jury’s choice to not cost Louisville cops within the demise of Breonna Taylor. So, after all, Marquardt’s objective was to make D.C. Metro Police look to be the aggressors as a result of they’d placed on riot gear. And he did that whereas batting an Antifa member’s umbrella out of his face:

Properly – [bats umbrella out of his face] – Don, we’ve been marching with these protesters from the White Home for about an hour. And I’ve obtained to let you know, simply since you bought within the air in the previous couple of moments, this has taken a flip for a way more violent march. And I simply need Adelfo [the cameraman] to show round right here. That is the road of riot police. Till now, we now have not seen police in this sort of gear. And that has actually indicated that there was a major escalation. In simply the previous couple of moments.

It is unclear what prompted this police response. Till now, I am not going to say it has been peaceable nevertheless it hasn’t fairly been violent,” Marquardt proclaimed as he led the digital camera move an out of doors eating space with flipped over tables and chairs and terrified patrons.

 

 

Accidently exposing how he was enjoying dumb as to why officers have been carrying riot gear, the CNN reporter admitted he had seen folks “banging on avenue indicators with batons and bats. Fireworks have been fired off. We’ve seen graffiti sprayed on quite a lot of buildings. And even seen an Antifa flag clearly being flown and waved on the entrance of the march.” [The flag is pictured above but was from a different live-shot an hour later.]

In response to what his man the bottom with displaying him, Lemon stated that he noticed some “chaos” however urged, “it does not look notably violent.” He then puzzled if the police response was an overreaction.

Persevering with to color officers because the sources of the hostility, Marquardt recounted watching an Antifa terrorist get arrested. He would later admit to watching Antifa members gear up and talk about their “techniques”:

We did see one younger man, I imagine, taken into custody. However aside from that, there haven’t been violent altercations with the police. The police usually are not carrying fuel masks. Which is often an indication that they, at the least for now, usually are not planning on firing tear fuel. However the protesters themselves, as we left the White Home, they did begin placing on helmets and goggles. And begin speaking about retaining a decent group. And admittedly, speaking about marching techniques.

“So, it is clear, at the least, they thought there was a risk that issues might flip violent,” he concluded as Lemon requested him to “keep protected.”

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CNN Tonight
September 23, 2020
10:03:44 p.m. Japanese

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DON LEMON: Alex Marquardt is protecting this story for us from Washington, D.C. the place protestors are close to the Capitol. Alex, you will have been marching with the protestors. What are you seeing, what are you listening to from these protesters? What are they saying about this verdict?

ALEX MARQUARDT: Properly – [bats umbrella out of his face] – Don, we’ve been marching with these protesters from the White Home for about an hour. And I’ve obtained to let you know, simply since you bought within the air in the previous couple of moments, this has taken a flip for a way more violent march. And I simply need Adelfo [the cameraman] to show round right here. That is the road of riot police. Till now, we now have not seen police in this sort of gear. And that has actually indicated that there was a major escalation. In simply the previous couple of moments.

Now, the protesters have began taking place this fashion within the response. It is unclear what prompted this police response. Till now, I am not going to say it has been peaceable nevertheless it hasn’t fairly been violent. Since leaving – Adelfo, observe me down right here.

Since leaving the White Home the place it was a quiet, somber, extra peaceable march, these protesters, scores of them have been marching by way of a number of the nicer components of D.C. By way of neighborhoods the place there are eating places and bars and flats chanting all kinds of issues. Anti-gentrification slogans. Anti-police slogans. Some have been banging on avenue indicators with batons and bats. Fireworks have been fired off. We’ve seen graffiti sprayed on quite a lot of buildings. And even seen an Antifa flag clearly being flown and waved on the entrance of the march. We are actually in the back of the march.

Once more, Don, we began with this march on the White Home, about an hour in the past. We are actually in Adams Morgan. There had, till about 5 minutes in the past, not been any confrontation with the police. The police permitting this crowd to basically go the place ever they needed to. To escort them. You’ll be able to see right here there are policemen on bikes. They don’t seem to be in riot gear.

However Don, as you understand, there may be level, often within the protests, the place you surprise which method is it going to go. Is it going to remain peaceable, comparatively quiet? Which is had been. Or is it going to get violent? Which we now have seen indications of. For now, this crowd persevering with to stroll by way of Adams Morgan, right here in Washington, D.C., Don.

LEMON: So, the place you are actually, I imply, it does not look notably violent. It does appear like there’s chaos there, Alex. Is there a stronger presence of police or response from police? Discuss to me about that.

MARQUARDT: Yeah. It had been a lot stronger. And the rationale it appears quieter, is frankly as a result of the march had moved on because the police moved in. The Police have been chanting “transfer again.” And transfer again they did. The gang definitely has proven no signal of dissipating or going house. They’re simply shifting on. They didn’t interact with the police.

We did see one younger man, I imagine, taken into custody. However aside from that, there haven’t been violent altercations with the police. The police usually are not carrying fuel masks. Which is often an indication that they, at the least for now, usually are not planning on firing tear fuel.

However the protesters themselves, as we left the White Home, they did begin placing on helmets and goggles. And begin speaking about retaining a decent group. And admittedly, speaking about marching techniques. So, it is clear, at the least, they thought there was a risk that issues might flip violent. Properly, definitely, we’ll see the place it goes. For now, the march is constant.

LEMON: Alex Marquardt. We’ll get again to you. Alex, keep protected.

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