Just wonderful - if she was a liberal, the cities would be in flames right now

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Take everything you know, reverse it and you know that the riots would be starting right now.
From NBC News:

Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt exonerated in internal probe
The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt outside a door of the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot has been formally exonerated after an internal investigation, according to a department memo obtained by NBC News.

The officer, whose name has not been released, opened fire on Babbitt as she and a mob of other Trump supporters tried to forcefully enter the Capitol.

Video of the shooting showed Babbitt in front of a crowd of rioters trying to get through a door leading to where members of Congress were being evacuated on the House side of the building.

The Justice Department announced in April that no charges were being brought against the officer. The exoneration by the Capitol Police wraps up the last remaining investigation into the incident.

A memo from the commander of the Capitol Police’s Office of Personal Responsibility says “no further action will be taken in this matter” after the officer was exonerated for use of force.

The Capitol Police did not immediately respond to a request for comment. A lawyer for Babbitt's family declined to comment.

We know who he is - Lieutenant Michael Leroy Byrd. Bird is black. Babbitt was white and unarmed. There are several videos of the entire shooting and none of them show her acting with any agression or hostility.  None of them show any officer - let alone Bird - asking her to do anything. If the scenario were reversed, several cities would be in flames.

If her murder had a just cause and if there were extenuating circumstances for Officer Bird to have done what he did, then why did the Washington D.C. Chief Medical Examiner have her body cremated just two days after her murder. This stinks. The whole administration stinks.

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