- The Washington Times - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

President Obama, who is on vacation in Hawaii, has asked Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to attend Officer Rafael Ramos’ funeral on Saturday.

Officer Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu were killed Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who had posted on social media soon before the shootings about the police-involved deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. He later took his own life.

Mr. Biden’s wife, Jill, is also planning to attend the Saturday funeral, according to the White House.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide