President Trump: “I am the law and order President”


first_imgSpeaking Monday night from the Rose Garden yards away from flash bangs in nearby Lafayette Park, President Donald Trump made it clear he wants an end to the rioting, destruction and mayhem over the past week since senseless death of George Floyd. Floyd’s brother, Terrance Floyd, expressed the same sentiment earlier today.President Donald Trump vowed to quell unrest across the country on Monday, vowing to take militaristic action and to enforce a 7 p.m. ET curfew in the nation’s capital.“I am your president of law and order and an ally of all peaceful protesters,” Trump said.But the scene just before he spoke was extraordinary, as police dispersed hundreds of demonstrators who were, by all accounts, peacefully protesting at the intersection of 16th & H, just on the edge of Lafayette Park. Police dispersed tear gas and flash bombs to disperse the crowd.Attorney General William Barr appeared in the park just before Trump’s speech as if surveying the troops.The president is currently walking through Lafayette Park the was just under siege.last_img

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