Megyn Kelly Falsely Claims Police-Shooting Victim Jacob Blake Was ‘Armed With a Knife’

Former Fox News host Megyn Kelly, who has a long history of racism, falsely claimed on Twitter that Jacob Blake was “armed with a knife” when he was shot seven times in the back by Officer Rusten Sheskey in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Aug. 23 (VIDEO BELOW).

Kelly cited the Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul in a story by the Daily Mail. However, Kaul said it was unclear if Blake had the knife, which was found inside his car, on his person:

That knife was later recovered from the driver’s side floorboard of his SUV, but it’s unclear if Blake had it on him when he was talking to police...

During an investigation Blake admitted that he had a knife and agents recovered it from the driver’s side floorboard of his vehicle after opening fire...

Officials said Blake was either lunging for the knife on the floor board or it fell from his hand.

(Sources: Daily Mail, Media Matters)

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