Trump Threatens To Suppress George Floyd Protests With Military Calling Protestors ‘Thugs’

As police officers used tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets on the chanting George Floyd protestors in Washington, D.C., demonstrating against racial police violence, President Donald Trump criticizes local officials’ efforts to keep the demonstrations at bay and threatens to use military force, while saying “America needs creation, not destruction.”“If a city or state refuses to take the actions necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them,” Trump said. He threatened to use the Insurrect…

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