Face the Nation‘s Margaret Brennan pressed Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) on why bipartisan police reform talks crumbled before a deal could be reached on Sunday.
Scott pointed the finger at Democrats, telling Brennan that “it’s the big blue cities where they have failed to pass policies that protect their most vulnerable communities.”
Brennan noted that the issue of police reform was present in both the Trump and Biden administrations. “With Republicans in control, it went nowhere. Democrats in control, it’s going nowhere.”
Scott responded: “But both times — the folks that left the table were the Democrats. Let’s just be clear that we have stayed at the table. We said simply this: ‘I’m not going to participate in reducing funding