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Trump says he is mobilizing 'heavily armed' military to stop protests
National Guard troops were deployed near the White House Monday evening hours after President Donald Trump said he wanted a military show of force against violent protests gripping the nation.
Shortly after, Trump came to the White House Rose Garden to call himself the "law and order" president, saying "domestic terrorism" was to blame for the unrest.
"As we speak, I am dispatching thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers, military personnel, and law enforcement officers to stop the rioting, looting, vandalism, assaults, and the wanton destruction of property," he said. "We will end it now," he said.
hopefully this is the case and is just typical reuters twisting what he had been saying and or over reacting as farther down they downplayed his mostly unifying speech he gave from Florida during the space x successful launch and ill quote that below which reuters called "scripted"
“When those lines are overwhelmed, law enforcement gets on the defense so what the president has said is he wants to dominate the streets with National Guard, with the police presence and what studies have shown... that when there is an overwhelming National Guard presence it actually deescalates the situation and causes less civil unrest. So Gen Milley has really been on point in talking about the National Guard. The effectiveness and ensuring that they are utilized to great effect across the country,” she said.
so hopefully he sticks with this message even if some want to ignore the fact he even gave it
Before going further on this exciting day for all America in space, I want to say a few words about the situation in Minnesota. The death of George Floyd on the streets of Minneapolis was a grave tragedy. It should never have happened. It has filled Americans all over the country with horror, anger, and grief.
Yesterday, I spoke to George’s family and expressed the sorrow of our entire nation for their loss. I stand before you as a friend and ally to every American seeking justice and peace. And I stand before you in firm opposition to anyone exploiting this tragedy to loot, rob, attack, and menace. Healing, not hatred; justice, not chaos are the mission at hand.
(Applause.) The police officers involved in this incident have been fired from their jobs. One officer has already been arrested and charged with murder. State and federal authorities are carrying out an investigation to see what further charges may be warranted, including against, sadly, the other three.
In addition, my administration has opened a civil rights investigation, and I have asked the Attorney General and the Justice Department to expedite it.
originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: xuenchen
It will be fun to see how these little Molotov antifa cocktails do against military grade tear gas.
Regular protesters would be wise to stay home the next few nights, while the Cockroaches are gassed and gathered for prison.
The report added that significant conditions included "fentanyl intoxication" and "recent methamphetamine use," in addition to "Arteriosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease."
originally posted by: neo96
Floyd killed himself.
originally posted by: Grambler
a reply to: odzeandennz
Yes the leadership on the left certainly is hoping police or a national guard member kill someone, they would love an excuse to make the country burn some more
Meanwhile its not trump vs the country.
Its trump and the country vs the left wing terrorists burning building with children inside and then blocking fir trucks, beating shop owners to near death, burning cities including the shops and homes of americans, etc.