ART DEL CUETO: They were not whipping anyone. They don’t carry whips. They don’t get assigned whips. What they do is a training technique that has been shown to them to make sure that no one takes over their horse. It was to protect the horse, to protect the rider, and to protect the individual that was trying to cause chaos and knock down that rider from that horse. So they twirl the reins to protect everything and make sure everything’s done correctly. But nobody was getting whipped, but some members of the media are sure pushing that narrative and our agency and our administration isn’t helping much by not saying something about it.
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