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Richard Sherman, Stephen Curry react in disgust after Trump supporters storm Capitol


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Most people can’t believe it, and Richard Sherman is one of them.

The outspoken 49ers cornerback reacted to Donald Trump supporters unlawfully storming the United States Capitol building on Wednesday, and the violence that ensued. Sherman was especially disgusted by the ease with which protestors were able to take over the Capitol steps, seemingly without police resistance.

Sherman also pointed out that the race of the rioters played a part in the behavior of those employed to protect the Capitol. Reports from the scene are that only 13 people on the scene have been arrested, a number that pales in comparison to those arrested during Black Lives Matter protests over the summer.

Sherman wasn’t the only Bay Area athlete to chime in. Stephen Curry pointed out President Donald Trump’s hypocrisy and silence related to his supporter’s behavior, citing a June 27th tweet calling for a minimum of 10 years in prison for those who so much as vandalize buildings.

 

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