Following the killing of George Floyd last summer, there were calls for more police training and reform. The GOP and its media arm, though, decided that any kind of police reform amounts to “defunding the police.”
Over the last year, attacks on Asian people in the United States have spiked. It’s not difficult to trace back the source of these attacks. Donald Trump was desperate to cover up his consistent failure in combating the Conronavirus. He consistently referred to the illness as the China virus.
The Biden campaign issued a statement where they support the new Democratic police reform bill but oppose defunding police departments.