Trump could have used his remarks to bring the country together. Instead, he picked up a bucket of gasoline and poured it all over America's raging fire.
At this unprecedented moment of crisis, Trump has proven to be weak, small, and manifestly incapable of showing an iota of unifying leadership.
Donald Trump had peaceful protesters tear-gassed so he could cross the street from the White House to take a photo in front of a damaged church.
Trump illegally threatened to deploy the US military to American cities if the nation's governors don't activate the National Guard and end the riots.
And the White House still won’t answer the most important question: Who ordered the attack?
There was no need to do this before 7 — but Trump gave cops a test, and they passed.
It’s unlikely anyone could stop him from using it, too.
Police violence preceded Trump’s first speech on the nationwide protests against police violence.
St. John’s Episcopal Church pledged to support George Floyd protesters even after it was damaged in a fire. Trump later used the church as a photo-op.
Trump's remarks follow a weekend of nationwide protests over police brutality and racial injustice.
“Greatest country in the world," the president said minutes after he had police violently clear protestors.
NBC News Reporter Garrett Haake recounts the moment protestors were forced out of Lafayette Park so President Trump could get a photo opportunity with St. John’s Church. Haake notes that the protest was peaceful before police tried to disband it: “We had mounted federal police coming down H Street from east to west, clearing people out of the street. In front of them, they were using flash bangs, tear gas … All while I was listening to the President of the United States speak about law and order, I was watching people fall down as they ran, I was watching people get pushed aside by police forces.”
June 1, 2020, 9:52 p.m. ETJune 1, 2020, 9:52 p.m. ETBy Adam PopescuIn Los Angeles, a peaceful protest breaks into mayhemImagePolice arrested an alleged looter in Los Angeles.Credit...Robyn Beck/Age...
The Right Rev. Mariann Budde says she is “outraged” that police cleared protesters from in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church so the president could visit.
Trump’s remarks Monday night triggered a firestorm of criticism from Democrats, several of whom denounced his threat to deploy the military domestically as the behavior of a would-be authoritarian leader.
Authorities fired tear gas at a peaceful protest near the White House while the president delivered a Rose Garden address on Monday.
CNN's Don Lemon discusses the image of peaceful protesters just outside the White House gates dispersed with smoke canisters, flash bangs and rubber bullets, apparently so Trump could visit a nearby church.
As protests and violence continue across the country, President Donald Trump and his team have sprung into action. But not so much to heal the nation or to announce much-needed reforms. Instead, Trump has moved to capitalize on the carnage for political gain.
Defense officials tell CNN there was deep and growing discomfort among some in the Pentagon even before President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is ready to deploy the military to enforce order inside the United States.
During a video teleconference with President Trump and the nation's governors, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he was "extraordinarily concerned" about Trump's rhetoric on the protests over George Floyd's death.
“We are a nation in pain, but we must not allow this pain to destroy us,” he said.
Tensions between President Trump, law enforcement and protesters demanding justice for George Floyd reached ominous new heights Monday night when military personnel fired tear gas into a crowd of demonstrators just outside White H
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Monday that President Trump wants to make the protests over George Floyd’s death “a reality TV show of God and country.”
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) condemned the use of tear gas on peaceful protesters outside the White House on Monday evening.
The Right Rev. Mariann Budde, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C., said on Monday that she learned of President Trump's visit to the historic St. John's Episcopal Church only by watching it on the news.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he was “shocked” to see authorities clear protesters from areas around the White House so President Trump “could have a photo-op.”
Sen. Tim Scott commended President Trump's speech to address the protests and riots that have occurred since George Floyd's death.
President Donald Trump will deliver a statement about the steps he is taking to prevent another night of rioting and looting.
President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he would act swiftly to end the widespread violence and looting in America's major cities.
Monday on CNN, Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said God would be with the protesters, some of which that faced tear gas and rubber bullets, that were cleared from Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. so President Donald Trump could pay a visit to nearby St. John's Church, which was damaged in a fire set during protests on Sunday night. | Clips
The hard work of managing a federal response to a public health crisis clearly wasn't something that interested Donald Trump.
Law enforcement used tear gas and rubber bullets on peaceful protesters so that Trump could have his photo op.
As the president spoke, police deployed tear gas and flash-bangs against protesters outside the White House demanding justice for George Floyd.
Police officers used flash grenades to disperse a crowd so the president could visit for a photo opportunity. And in New York, protesters and looters defied a curfew.
Declaring himself "your president of law and order," President Donald Trump vowed Monday to return order to American streets using the military if widespread violence isn't quelled, even as peaceful protesters just outside the White House gates were dispersed with tear gas, flash grenades and rubber bullets. It was all, apparently, so Trump could visit a nearby church.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will deliver remarks in Philadelphia on Tuesday addressing the protests across the country sparked by George Floyd’s death.
The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C., denounced President Trump’s walk from the White House to St. John’s Episcopal Church amid smoke-filled protests and called his message “antithetical to the teachings of Jesus.”
George Floyd protests continue on Monday. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern. | Politics
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