Detroit chief: Rep. Tlaib's tweets about police 'disgusting'
A Michigan congresswoman says the fatal shooting of a young Black man by police near Minneapolis wasn't an accident and is proof of racism. Detroit's police chief is responding by saying Rep. Rashida Tlaib's remarks were a "disgusting knee-jerk response." Tlaib, a Detroit Democrat, expressed her thoughts on Twitter about the shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Police there said a white officer mistakenly fired her gun instead of a Taser Sunday. Tlaib says, "No more policing, incarceration, and militarization." She says, "It can't be reformed." Detroit Chief James Craig, who is Black, says neighborhoods rely on police. Craig suggests Tlaib is out of step with her constituents.