Woman posts brief video: 'Covington Catholic boys harrassed my friends and I'

'All we specifically heard was "MAGA", "Build the Wall", and some people say they hear "sl**" at the end of the video.'

A Connecticut woman on Twitter has posted a brief 8-second video citing harassment from members of the Covington Catholic High School group in Washington D.C. that took place before the incident involving Nathan Phillips.

In the tweet, Twitter account holder @roflinds states: "The Covington Catholic boys harrassed (sic) my friends and I before the incident with Nathan Phillips even happened. I'm tired of reading things saying they were provoked by anyone else other than their own egos and ignorance."

In the brief video, the MAGA and Trump 2020 hats are visible, but faces of the boys are not clear.

She continued in the thread of tweets:

"This video is short because we walked by and were surprised to be yelled at. I took my phone out to send it to my friends back home for a laugh. I simply could not ignore the media saying they were provoked so I posted it."

She also states: "...for people wondering what they yelled, all we specifically heard was "MAGA", "Build the Wall", and some people say they hear "sl**" at the end of the video."

The video as of 6:45 am Tuesday had over 4 million views.

The footage came out a few hours before President Trump tweeted "Looking like Nick Sandman & Covington Catholic students were treated unfairly with early judgements proving out to be false - smeared by media. Not good, but making big comeback! “New footage shows that media was wrong about teen’s encounter with Native American.”

The president's tweet was posted at 9:46 pm Tuesday.

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Comments (31)
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Objectively we need the other side of the story from the boys. It's possible these girls said more than they're letting on- see linds' questionable tweets that others are highlighting. Anyways this is a small group and not related to the incident later. They didn't block or "surround" them.


All-knowing President Trump has come out in defense of CCHS boys by making it known that they are all victims of a fake media-spun smear; can the same be assumed to be the case with a display of CCHS boys appearing dressed all in black, with three of them even in blackface, taunting an African-American on an opposing basketball team? https://youtu.be/OKJLe0L7Ktg?t=47 https://www.snopes.com/tachyon/2019/01/cov-cray.png?resize=1200,630&quality=65


Yes, as the CCHS boys dance, prance and pounce on: