Trump threatens to deploy military forces against protesters

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Published: June 1,2020 09:11 PM
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June 2, 2020: US President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell the rise of violent protests.

June 2, 2020: US President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell the rise of violent protests.



According to the reports, Trump was recommending that governors deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to dominate the streets.



Trump said he would mobilize thousands and thousands of soldiers to keep the peace if governors did not use the National Guard to shut down the protests.



While he addressed the nation in the White House's idyllic Rose Garden, a series of military vehicles rolled out front on Pennsylvania Avenue and military police and law enforcement clashed with protesters at Lafayette Park, where the soldiers began aggressively forcing back hundreds of peaceful protesters who had gathered in Lafayette Park, across the street from the White House, where they were chanting against police brutality and Minneapolis death of George Froyd.