Trump says military will be deployed if needed to stop the riots
President Trump says while he is a leader of law and order and supports safe protesting, he will not tolerate anarchists who use George Floyd’s death as a vehicle to drive their own agendas.
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While protests against police brutality continue throughout the U.S. after the death of George Floyd, President Trump announced he is considering the invocation of the Insurrection Act during a public address on Monday. The act would deploy active American soldiers into disorderly cities.
“I am mobilizing all federal and local resources, civilian and military, to protect the rights of law-abiding Americans,” Trump said. "If a city or state refuses to take the actions necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them."
BUSINESSES TORCHED IN ANOTHER NIGHT OF VIOLENT PROTEST ACROSS AMERICA OVER GEORGE FLOYD KILLING