White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany honored the lives of fallen police officers who were murdered in the line of duty over the weekend, during her briefing on Monday.
McEnany touted the Trump administration’s solidarity with police and "law and order," and President Trump's opposition to the movement to "defund the police:"
“We honor the lives and the service of Officer Garza and Officer Chavez. This President will always stand on the side of law enforcement and the heroes who protect and serve.” - @PressSec on the attack on law enforcement in McAllen, TX— WH Rapid Response (@WHRapidResponse) July 13, 2020
White House @PressSec honors the Texas police officers who were murdered in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday: "We honor the lives and the service of Officer Garza and Officer Chavez. This president will always stand on the side of law enforcement and the heroes who protect and serve. pic.twitter.com/2n3MlUUz5t— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) July 13, 2020
Press Sec. Kayleigh McEnany: "This President stands on the side of law and order." pic.twitter.com/9kITE3bF6Y— The Hill (@thehill) July 13, 2020
Reporters pressed McEnany on rumors of conflict between President Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci over strategies to combat COVID-19. She dispelled the notion that the relationship between the president and Dr. Fauci is anything but amicable and noted that the United States leads the world in COVID-19 testing.
"Couldn't be further from the truth," says @PressSec in response to question that WH engaged in opposition research on Dr Fauci. She said the WH was responding to press query about Trump statement that Fauci had made some mistakes. pic.twitter.com/vTkGPZ1erq— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) July 13, 2020
"There is no opposition research being dumped to reporters" about Dr. Fauci, says @PressSec.— Steve Herman (@W7VOA) July 13, 2020