Minnesota Governor on arrest of CNN reporter: 'I failed you'

Video Credit: Reuters Studio
Published on May 29, 2020 - Duration: 02:08s

Minnesota Governor on arrest of CNN reporter: 'I failed you'

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Friday issued a publIc apology to news outlet CNN after police led reporter Omar Jimenez off in handcuffs while reporting live on television early on Friday close to a police precinct that was burned overnight.

Advertisement

Minnesota Governor on arrest of CNN reporter: 'I failed you'

Officers gave no explanation as they escorted reporter Omar Jimenez away.

Jimenez had just shown a protester being arrested when about half a dozen police officers in gas masks surrounded him.

More than an hour later, the crew was released.

You are here


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions


Minnesota

State in the northern central United States
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

DoorDash on Wednesday announced the launch of a chain of virtual convenience stores the company is calling..
3 days ago • The Verge
A Minnesota court is investigating how a British newspaper obtained police body-camera footage showing the arrest and death of George Floyd.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman, a projected first-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft, has opted out of playing in 2020 college football season.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

In a newly leaked body camera video, George Floyd is heard pleading with officers to not shoot him or put him in the back of the squad car because he is..
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

Related news from verified sources

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has reportedly apologized to CNN President Jeff Zucker over the arrest of CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez during a live report of the civil...
on May 29, 2020 • Mediaite

Tim Walz has apologized after CNN newsman Omar Jimenez was arrested while covering the protests in Minneapolis against police brutality in the wake of George...
on May 29, 2020 • AceShowbiz

The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any...
on May 29, 2020 • Reuters

Related videos from verified sources

Senator Ted Cruz Speaks Out Against Arrest Of A CNN Crew During Protests In Minnesota 00:44
Video credit: CBS 11 Dallas - Published on May 29, 2020 

CNN crew arrested live on air 00:28
Video credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published on May 29, 2020 

Police Release CNN Reporter Arrested On Live TV In Minneapolis 00:41
Video credit: Wochit Business - Published on May 29, 2020 

You might like