Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was interrupted Monday evening while delivering a press conference ahead of the Ferguson grand jury decision by a supposed journalist with a communist newspaper.
"Excuse, me! Governor Nixon, wouldn't the lack of an indictment be a justification of police violence and lead to more police violence —," the man, identified as Larry Evers from the "Revolution" newspaper, said.
"I've called on this man first," interjected Nixon.
However, Evers continued asking his question.
"And if I might ask you, you need to let the alternative press speak here," he said.
"So wouldn't a lack of indictment mean fear for black people all over this country and effectively a green light for police violence?" Evers continued. "And second, I would like to pose to you, how you would respond to call by ... the Revolution Communist Party that if officer Darren Wilson is not indicted ... the country be brought to a halt through energetic, civil disobedience by millions of people."
Nixon dismissed Evers by saying he did not know the grand jury's verdict or what the prosecutor was set to announce.
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