Trump tells ’weak’ governors they ’have to dominate’ amid protests

Trump tells ’weak’ governors they ’have to dominate’ amid protests

President Trump pressed the nation’s governors to crack down on protesters during a phone call Monday. As per sources, Trump was sharply critical of local leaders, castigating them as being ’weak’, ordering them to ’take back your streets’. Trump held the call with state leaders as protests persisted nationwide in response to the death of George Floyd.

Chris
Chris
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J 0 months

As he hunkers unground while they protest outside the white house.

E.
E. 0 months

Trump never told Michigan's governor to do anything to gun carrying group that tried intimidating the governor. Matter of fact, he said good things about the group. Why didn't he threaten them or support law n order.

michael
michael 0 months

there is a difference between protesters and rioters. the Constitution says we have to tolerate the former until they become the latter.

michael
michael 0 months

eureka police apparently joined the protesters chanting no justice no peace, no riots so far. I wonder if being on the same side as the public instead of antagonizing them leads to the peace that they are supposed to keep.

Carol
Carol 0 months

Bully pulpit, but too weak to fight...bone spurs!

Occam’s lazer
Occam’s lazer 0 months

Forgive me, but that has some pretty militaristic connotations...against citizens

themdg
themdg 0 months

I hope the police and National Guard can protect/enable the protests while stopping the rioting/looting. What a mess.

Emperor Tito
Emperor Tito 0 months

“Dominate” as reported by a british tabloid writer... with no source.... ok 😂

shawn
shawn 0 months

Run away trump and hide like the coward you are let locals handle the protesters of another unarmed person of colour being murdered by police.

FourAncientWhiteElephants
FourAncientWhiteElephants 0 months

Trump's comments are absolutely true, the government must maintain a monopoly on violence or there will be anarchy in the streets, yet there must be a check for when the government has overstepped that responsibility into the grounds of true tyranny. That is what the second amendment is for. These riots are not against the stripping of the rights of the people, they are not just.

Fin
Fin 0 months

Expected from clueless spineless bone spurs... Won't listen nor step on his ag to file federal charges on all four..

not the 1%
not the 1% 0 months

where are all the *holey e er than thou " proclamations from the US gov to respect people's right to protest, " they r only "" moderates"" we will supply them with military grade weapons to support their protests against their evil governments "... like libya, syria Venezuela etc etc etc... oh right, i forgot, only applies to "other"

riheg
riheg 0 months

So he doesn’t want to de escalate. Not surprised. Well enjoy the consequences MAGA dudes.

(Un)Fortunate Son
(Un)Fortunate Son 0 months

Why are leftists defending terrorism and terror tactics as a method of sending a message? It shouldn’t be a partisan issue that TERRORISM IS WRONG!!

Fin
Fin 0 months

Bonespurs calling others weak.... Beyond hypocritical...

John
John 0 months

Trump coming full circle again and deflecting to the States. China and Obama must be in for some deflection soon. Watch this space.

Morbo
Morbo 0 months

Leftwing interpretation Trump celebrates death orders governors to use nukes to break up protests.

Spartacus
Spartacus 0 months

Amid riots. People are supportive of the protests, it’s the riots that’s the propblem and the media conflating the two

F G
F G 0 months

Not protests... Riots. Say it as it is

tsylana
tsylana 0 months

Mask off for the authoritarian kleptocrat. He only understands the currency of brutal force.

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