‘When the looting begins, the taking pictures begins’ — Trump threatens to name navy into Minneapolis
President Trump early Friday threatened to “get the job accomplished proper” to manage the violent Minneapolis protests if town’s mayor doesn’t “get his act collectively.”
“I can’t stand again & watch this occur to an excellent American Metropolis, Minneapolis. A complete lack of management,” Trump tweeted.
“Both the very weak Radical Left Mayor, Jacob Frey, get his act collectively and produce the Metropolis beneath management, or I’ll ship within the Nationwide Guard & get the job accomplished proper.”
Trump’s risk got here as rioters within the metropolis took over a police precinct and set it ablaze in protest of George Floyd’s demise.
Floyd, a black man, died Monday in police custody shortly after a white officer kneeled on his neck.
Earlier Thursday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz already referred to as within the Nationwide Guard after protests escalated Wednesday night time.
Trump Thursday night time additionally slammed the unruly rioters.
“These THUGS are dishonoring the…