World Trump threatens military action against rioters

06:00  02 june  2020
06:00  02 june  2020 Source:   dw.com

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Trump ’s short speech in golden evening light was intended to cast him as a military strongman “I am mobilising all available federal resources, civilian and military , to stop the rioting and looting, to The president added: “I am also taking swift and decisive action to protect our capital, Washington DC

US President Donald Trump has threatened to send in the military to quell growing civil unrest over the death of a black man in police custody. "I am dispatching thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers, military personnel and law enforcement officers to stop the rioting , looting

For many days, many US cities have not come to rest due to protests against excessive police violence. And for days, US President Trump has been calling on the governors to take action. Now he sharpens the tone again.

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In light of the recent riots in the wake of the protests against the violent death of African American George Floyd, US President Donald Trump has announced tougher measures against rioters. In a speech in the Rose Garden of the White House, Trump described the riots and looting as "acts of domestic terror." If the cities and states affected do not take the necessary measures, he will deploy soldiers.

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In his speech, Trump also announced the use of "thousands of heavily armed" soldiers and police officers in the capital, Washington, to "stop rioting, looting, vandalism, attacks, and the deliberate destruction of property." The president described the outbreaks of violence during the protests in Washington as "total shame". A Defense Department official familiar with the matter said, while maintaining anonymity, the Reuters news agency said that some 1200 members of the National Guard had been mobilized for the capital and another 600 to 800 were on standby in the evenings.

During Trump's speech, a live broadcast on US television showed police officers firing tear gas at largely peaceful demonstrators across the street in Lafayette Park. At the same time, mounted police tried to disperse the crowd. Immediately after his address, the president visited a church near the White House that had been damaged in the protests the previous evening.

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Protests don't let up

For a week now, demonstrations against police violence, racism and social injustice have been taking place in many US cities. The protests were triggered by the death of the African American George Floyd after a brutal police operation in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Some of the demonstrations turned into acts of violence. Trump had repeatedly called on democratic governors and mayors to crack down on rioters and accused them of weakness.

Now the President asked the governors to deploy sufficient National Guard forces to bring the streets in their cities back under control. "If a city or state refuses to take the necessary measures to defend the lives or property of its residents, I will deploy the United States military and quickly resolve the issue for them."

Trump: Security instead of anarchy

"I am your president for law and order," Trump said at the public address. He would fight to protect the country and its citizens. What happened in the past few days can be equated with terror in part. The country needs security and not anarchy, justice and not chaos. "This is our mission and we will win."

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