UPDATED 6:58 AM PT – Monday, October 11, 2021
The 45th president sent a personal video message to Ashli Babbitt’s family. The video was played Sunday at a “Texas loves Ashli Babbitt” gathering, where family members and supporters gathered to commemorate and honor Babbitt’s 36th birthday.
During the video, Donald Trump talked about Babbitt’s career in the Air Force.
“Ashli served our country in the United States Air Force for 14 years, where she was a security force aviator and eventually reached the rank of senior aviator,” he explained. “He defended our nation abroad, including in Iraq to fight in the War on Terror.”
The 36-year-old was killed by a Capitol police officer during the January 6 protests. In August, Lieutenant Michael Byrd was cleared of all charges for his death.
EXCLUSIVE: President Trump wishes Ashli Babbitt a happy birthday at the Texas Loves Ashli Babbitt Rally.
“I offer my unwavering support to Ashli’s family and call on the Justice Department to reopen the investigation into her death on January 6.” pic.twitter.com/VWhFUMtpcg
– Tayler Hansen (@TaylerUSA) October 10, 2021
Trump expressed his deepest feelings to the Babbitt family and called on the Justice Department to reopen the investigation into his death. She claimed there was no reason for her to have lost her life that day.
“We must all demand justice for Ashli and her family,” Trump said. “So on this solemn occasion, as we celebrate her life, we renew our call for a fair and impartial investigation into Ashli Babbitt’s death. I offer my unwavering support to Ashley’s family … like all Americans, you deserve a fair trial, you deserve answers, and you deserve justice. “
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