Holder Admits ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Claim Was Bogus

Neil Munro
The Daily Caller
3/4/2015

The “Hands up, don’t shoot” slogan used by Democrat activists since August 2013 is a complete falsehood, outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder admitted Wednesday.

He acknowledge the faked story as he released the Justice Department’s investigation of the August 2014 shooting of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo.

“I recognize that the findings in our report may leave some to wonder how the department’s findings can differ so sharply from some of the initial, widely reported accounts of what transpired,” Holder said at the press conference.

However, Holder declined to criticize the TV-media frenzy — and the claims by local African-American protesters — that spread the false claim that the dead youth, Michael Brown, had his hands up shortly before his was shot by police officer Darren Wilson…

…“While credible witnesses gave varying accounts of exactly what Brown was doing with his hands as he moved toward Wilson – i.e., balling them, holding them out, or pulling up hisn pants up – and varying accounts of how he was moving – i.e., ‘charging,’ moving in ‘slow motion,’ or ‘running’ – they all establish that Brown was moving toward Wilson when Wilson shot him,” the report said.

“The physical evidence also establishes that Brown moved forward toward Wilson after he turned around to face him. The physical evidence is corroborated by multiple eyewitnesses,” the report said.

Brown also attacked Wilson while he was still in the police car, the report admitted…

 

 

The complete article is at The Daily Caller.

 

 

 

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