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Louisville mayor upstaged by protesters at news conference: video

Added 07-12-20 06:29:01am EST - “It appears nobody had Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's back during a news conference on Friday.” - Foxnews.com

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It appears nobody had Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s back during a news conference on Friday.

While making an announcement at a city housing project, the mayor’s speech was interrupted by protesters who came up from behind him, and drowned him out with chants of “Fire! Fire! Gentrifier!” while holding a large banner.

Others signs referred to the Black Lives Matter movement and protesters also made remarks about the March 13 fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor, which has rocked Kentucky’s largest city, the Courier Journal of Louisville reported.

Video of Fischer’s news conference was posted on social media -- showing the mayor speaking with the protesters and then slinking away as the demonstrators took control.

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