President TrumpDonald John Trump Birks says he hopes for coronavirus vaccine, but urges people to “do the right thing today” McGann says Kushner’s security clearance needs to be lowered: the Wisconsin governor’s book urges Trump not to visit Kenosha: “I’m worried is that your presence will only hinder our healing ‘MORE ▼ does not want to invoke the Uprising Act to quell protests in US cities, White House spokeswoman Kaylee McEnnany said Monday, after previously raising the possibility amid ongoing demonstrations against racial injustice, which has sometimes escalated. with violence.
“The president does not want to refer to the Uprising Act, which is used very sparingly. But what he wants is to help those cities where he can,”
The Trump administration would prefer to “work with Democrat mayors and governors” as an additional role, she said.
On Friday, Trump blew up protesters in Washington who gathered near the White House after his speech on the conclusion of the virtual republican convention. Sen. Rand PaulRandall (Rand) Howard Paul Economist Moore claims to have had a “similar” experience as Rand Paul after Trump’s speech Trump denies protesters in DC as “thugs” Trump returns to campaign tracks to review final sprint MORE (R-Ky.) He was surrounded by protesters when he left the event and thanked police in Washington, D.C., for keeping him safe.
The president went on to reconsider invoking the Uprising Act, which would allow him to send active troops to the cities to quell the unrest.
“We should not participate unless we are invited – by the people running – these are all Democrat-run cities, including DC,” Trump said. “We must not enter unless you call it an uprising.”
“We’ll have to look at it,” he continued. “Because we will not allow this to happen to people who go to the White House to celebrate our country.”
Earlier, Trump was considering using the 1807 law amid mass demonstrations in the country’s capital in response to the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. But in recent days, he has once again taken advantage of protests in Portland and Kenosha, Wisconsin, calling for “law and order” and making vague threats to participate if Democratic leaders do not crack down on rebellious protesters.