Mr. Trump threatened to use the military to suppress the riots
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Mr. Trump threatened to use the military to suppress the riots

(Dan Tri) – President Donald Trump warned that he may deploy the military if states and cities cannot quell protests after the incident of black people being pinned to death by police in the US.

President Donald Trump spoke at the White House on June 1.

America was engulfed in violence, more than 30 cities announced curfews

“I will deploy the US military and quickly solve the problem.

President Trump said all those who threaten the lives and property of innocent people will be arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

In his speech at the Rose Garden, President Trump announced he was taking presidential action to `stop the violence and restore security and safety in America.`

“I am mobilizing all resources, local and federal, civilian and military, to protect the rights of law-abiding Americans,” Mr. Trump said.

President Trump affirmed that his measures will be effective `immediately`, and `strongly recommended` that state governors deploy the National Guard `in numbers large enough to overwhelm

“Mayors and governors must establish an overwhelming presence until the violence is quelled,” Mr. Trump added.

“If a city or a state does not take the necessary actions to protect the lives and property of their people, I will deploy the US military and quickly solve the problem for them,” Mr. Trump said.

While the president was speaking, riot police and the military were still clashing with protesters in front of the White House.

“As we speak, I am deploying thousands of heavily armed soldiers, military personnel and law enforcement officers to prevent riots, looting, vandalism, attacks and destruction of property.

Will ensure justice for George Floyd

Speaking to reporters at the White House, President Trump said his administration was `fully committed` to ensuring justice for George Floyd, a black citizen who died on May 25 after being stabbed by police.

“All Americans are upset and horrified by the brutal death of George Floyd.

“I am the president of law and order and an ally of all peaceful protesters.


According to CNBC

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