Vittert compared the experience to when he and his crew were confronted and harassed by Black Lives Matter protesters during a march over the police killing of George Floyd.

And then he described to Shannon Bream what happened when he was approached by Trump supporters:

“I was confronted by protesters demanding to know if I was a patriot, in their words, who supported the president. At the time, they had no idea I was a journalist. They would come up to people in the street, all over the city, and ask if you were a patriot and then demand some type of oath of allegiance to the president. And it wasn’t just me.”