President Donald Trump is saying the “federal government is not going to make us pay for the mistakes that they made in Ferguson.”
Trump made the comments on Thursday, the day the grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson was announced.
Trump’s comments came after he appeared on Fox News and said the federal government will not “make us pay” for the Ferguson, Mo., police officer’s mistakes.
“We’re all in the same boat.
We’re all going to be fine,” Trump said.
Trump was referring to the Ferguson police department, which has not fully released its findings into the shooting death of Michael Brown, who was unarmed, and has been accused of racial profiling and other misconduct.
Trump also said the government was not going “to make us go to the courts” and “make it go to trial.”
The president also said that the federal Department of Justice and the Justice Department will not go after police departments who engage in civil rights abuses.
“I think the feds are not going after these police departments.
I don’t think they’re going to go after the police departments,” Trump told Fox News.