• AMERICAN DIVIDE: Surreal Split Screen Cable Moment Shows Trump Promising ‘Law and Order' While Police and Protestors Clash in DC Streets

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    In a surreal, cable news split-screen moment, President Donald Trump gave an aggressive, uncompromising Rose Garden speech declaring himself the “president of law and order” while hundreds of police and protestors were shown clashing across the street from the White House.
    Breaking days of near-silence, which included blanketing the White House in darkness on Sunday night and Trump himself reportedly retreating to a safety bunker on Friday, Trump lashed out at the violence seen in cities across the country without explicitly mentioning the police's role in George Floyd's alleged murder...
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  • President Trump Threatens to Deploy Military to End Protests in US Cities

    President Trump Threatens to Deploy Military to End Protests in US Cities

    1 month ago - By Who TV

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump delivered remarks in the Rose Garden Monday evening after deriding many governors as “weak” and demanded tougher crackdowns on burning and stealing among some demonstrations in the aftermath of violent protests in dozens of American cities .
    Trump spoke at the White House as a large group of protesters demonstrated outside ahead of a citywide curfew. Just before Trump was scheduled to speak, police fired tear gas and deployed flash bangs to disperse the protesters, who appeared to have been demonstrating peacefully.
    Trump spoke to governors on a video...
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  • WATCH: Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Gathered Outside the White House as Trump Prepares to Address the Nation

    WATCH: Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Gathered Outside the White House as Trump Prepares to Address the Nation

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Washington D.C. police fired tear gas and forced protesters to disperse outside the White House minutes before President Donald Trump addressed the nation for the first time since the death of George Floyd .
    Protesters a couple blocks from the White House were protesting peacefully until police started walking toward them around 6:30 p.m. EST. About 10 minutes before Trump's speech began, police started to push protesters backward and fired tear gas at them to make them move away.
    CNN's Jim Acosta noted from the White House lawn that you could hear “bombs going off” minutes before Trump...
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  • Trump slams governors as ‘weak,' urges crackdown on protests

    Trump slams governors as ‘weak,' urges crackdown on protests

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday derided many governors as “weak” and demanded tougher crackdowns on burning and stealing among some demonstrations in the aftermath of violent protests in dozens of American cities.
    Trump spoke to governors on a video teleconference that also included law enforcement and national security officials, telling the state leaders they “have to get much tougher.”
    “Most of you are weak,” Trump said. “You have to arrest people.”
    The days of protests were triggered by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died when a white Minneapolis police...
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  • Police Target Journalists as Trump Blames ‘Lamestream Media' for Protests

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    ‘I've really never seen anything like this': Reporters and news photographers describe being roughed up, arrested and shot with projectiles while covering demonstrations across the country.
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  • WATCH: Washington DC Police Officers Kneel With Protesters Outside of Trump Hotel

    WATCH: Washington DC Police Officers Kneel With Protesters Outside of Trump Hotel

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Cops in Washington D.C. knelt in front of protesters in a moment of solidarity outside of Trump International Hotel Monday afternoon.
    Devant l'hôtel Trump de Washington, les policiers s'agenouillent à la demande des manifestants qui réclament justice pour la mort de GeorgeFloyd TakeAKnee BLACK LIVES MATTER pic.twitter.com/O6Lq2G6pHA
    - Yona Helaoua June 1, 2020
    Powerful image of police officers kneeling moments ago in front of Trump Hotel in DC.
    p/c: juliaboccagno pic.twitter.com/bTCcLBytVs
    - Jake Lubbehusen June 1, 2020
    Video shows several protesters fist bumping the line of almost a dozen...
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