John Cusack chased by cops with batons, says protests may mark end of Trump's 'loathsome era'

John Cusack chased by cops with batons, says protests may mark end of Trump's 'loathsome era'
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A righteous outrage has swept across America and people are on the streets protesting the cold-blooded murder of George Floyd. John Cusack has actively joined in on the protests not just on social media but on the field. On May 30, Cusack posted a video of himself being threatened and chased away by the police. The video was very shaky and constantly moving while a man was screaming, "Get out of here. Get the f*** out of here. Let's go," in the background.

Cusack paired the video up with the caption revealing it was none other than cops who were chasing him with batons. "Cops didn’t like me filming the burning car so they came at me with batons. Hitting my bike. Ahhm here’s the audio", he wrote. He later tweeted that these protests might be the "beginning of the end of trump loathsome era".

Cusack was out and about the entire day on Saturday and reporting directly from the ground. His Twitter page was regularly being updated with tweets from him relaying what he was witnessing around Michigan. He was continuously posting about everything he saw, be it store vandalizing, to the situation at Trump Tower, and the hordes of people smashing cop cars amongst other events. People who follow him on Twitter went said his reporting was better than CNN, NBC and Fox, combined. 

"No joke guys, John Cusack is doing a better job of reporting than CNN MSNBC and Fox on the US protests. @johncusack all you gotta do now is interview the protesters in their own words and you've done better than," read the tweet. 

Another wrote, "When I met John Cusack a couple of years ago and talked politics, he looked at me and said, "We're all in this together, brother." I'm proud to see him out standing up for justice tonight. Stay safe, @johncusack".

"I want a news network of @johncusack and @FINALLEVEL. They are both doing an awesome job reporting on the news....better than the actual news," wrote another. 

Someone tweeted, "Imagine if you were BLACK," under the video of him being chased by the police and in a fitting response, he tweeted, "that’s why I’m out!"

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