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Biden blasts Trump's photo op in front of riot-damaged church

US President Donald Trump spurred fresh outrage Monday after police used tear gas to clear protesters from outside the White House so he could pose for photographs at a nearby church damaged during civil unrest. The move earned him a sharp rebuke from the city mayor, the Episcopal bishop, and leading Democrats including former vice president Joe Biden, who decried the use of force merely "for a photo." Trump's visit to the historic St John's Church, across the street from the White House came ...
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George Floyd protest live updates: Funeral to be held June 9 in Houston; Death ruled homicide; crowd tear-gassed near White House

George Floyd updates: Autopsy requested by family shows he suffocated; Funeral set for June 9; President Trump calls for crackdown         [Author: USA TODAY]
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DC mayor says using tear gas on protesters outside White House before curfew is 'shameful'

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser called it "shameful" that police used tear gas to clear the way for the president to walk to St. John's Church.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Cops Break Up Peaceful Protest With Tear Gas So Trump Could Have A Church Photo-Op

President Trump delivered his first formal address Monday evening amid mounting protests nationwide in the wake of George Floyd’s death, saying that he has “strongly recommended” that every governor deploy the National Guard to “dominate the streets.” The President’s remarks came as local and military police used tear gas and flash bangs to disperse a seemingly peaceful crowd outside the White House, creating a surreal split screen as unrest boils over in cities across the country. The aggressiv...
Tags: News, White House, Defense, United States, Protests, Trump, National Guard, Mark Meadows, Kayleigh McEnany, St John 's Episcopal Church, Rose Garden Trump, Bill Barr, Mark Esper, Summer Concepcion, Robert O'Brien, George Floyd


George Floyd protest live updates: Death ruled homicide; crowd tear-gassed near White House; Floyd's brother pleads for peace

George Floyd updates: Autopsy requested by family shows he suffocated; brother pleads for peaceful protests; President Trump calls for crackdown         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump threatens to use military to stop protests for #georgefloyd #blacklivesmatter

• June 1, Monday night: Tear gas fired on peaceful protesters in Washington D.C. • Trump: “If a city or state refuses to take the actions that are 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” Earlier today, impeached president Donald Trump told “weak” U.S. governors to use more force against protesters. Tonight, Trump has threatened to direct military to attack protesters in the streets of the...
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Cops Break Up Peaceful Protest With Tear Gas So Trump Can Have A Church Photo-Op

President Trump delivered his first formal address Monday evening amid mounting protests nationwide in the wake of George Floyd’s death, saying that he has “strongly recommended” that every governor deploy the National Guard to “dominate the streets.” The President’s remarks in the Rose Garden came as federal police used tear gas and flash bangs to disperse a seemingly peaceful crowd outside the White House, creating a surreal split screen as unrest boils over in cities across the country. The a...
Tags: News, White House, Defense, United States, Protests, Trump, National Guard, Rose Garden, Mark Meadows, Kayleigh McEnany, St John 's Episcopal Church, Rose Garden Trump, Bill Barr, Mark Esper, Summer Concepcion, Robert O'Brien


Trump says he is "your president of law and order"

After protesters and journalists were tear-gassed across from the White House and the area was cleared, the president walked across the street to visit St. John's Church.
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Fauci says his contact with Trump has 'dramatically decreased'

Comments likely to raise fears he is being squeezed out of White House as coronavirus continues to ravage USCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAnthony Fauci, the government’s top public health expert and a member of the national coronavirus taskforce, said on Monday that he was no longer in frequent contact with Donald Trump, which is likely to spark fresh fears that he is being frozen out of the White House.The pandemic continues to ravage communities across the United ...
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Teargas fired outside White House as Trump threatens to deploy military – live

George Floyd’s death a homicide, county medical examiner saysFamily autopsy points to homicide by asphyxiationCurfew to go into effect for New York City from 11pm to 5amFloyd’s family calls for peaceful protestsPressure grows for other three officers to face chargesMinneapolis police chief: all four officers ‘complicit’ in deathGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 2.25am BST From The Guardian’s Ankita Rao in Brooklyn: A few hundred people who gathered in...
Tags: Protest, White House, New York City, Race, America, World news, US news, Brooklyn, US politics, US policing, Manhattan, Philadelphia, US domestic policy, US crime, Donald Trump, Trump


Episcopal Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde denounces Trump’s abuse of St. John's Church as a prop

In Washington DC, tonight, Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington has just denounced Donald Trump’s use of St. John's church as a prop, while military police used munitions against peaceful protesters nearby. “I am outraged. I just want the world to know that we, following Jesus and His way of love, do not, we distance ourselves from the incendiary language of this president.” Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde: "The President just used a Bible ... and one of the churches o...
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Trump threatens to deploy military against protesters – video

US president Donald Trump has authorised the use of "heavily armed soldiers" to "dominate the streets" in a press conference held in the White House Rose Garden.  A few  hundred metres away on the streets of Washington DC, police used teargas to disperse crowds of protesters.Trump threatens to deploy military against protesters as teargas fired outside White House – live Continue reading...
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Emily Maitlis back on Newsnight in wake of Cummings row

BBC presenter returns for first time since being ruled to have broken impartiality guidelinesEmily Maitlis returned to presenting Newsnight on Monday for the first time since the controversy over her comments on Boris Johnson’s top aide.The presenter was found to have broken the BBC’s impartiality guidelines following her monologue on Dominic Cummings last week. In her introduction to that show, Maitlis said Cummings had “broken the rules” when he travelled from London to Durham during lockdown ...
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READ: President Trump's Rose Garden speech on protests

Read President Donald Trump's speech delivered Monday evening at the White House:
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Trump threatens military force if violence in states isn't stopped

Declaring himself "your president of law and order," President Donald Trump vowed Monday to return order to American streets using the military if the 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.
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George Floyd protests: Donald Trump threatens to deploy military and declares himself 'president of law and order'

Donald Trump threatened to mobilise the military across the United States, said he was deploying thousands of "heavily armed" soldiers in Washington, and declared himself the "president of law and order”. In extraordinary scenes, Mr Trump made the declaration in the White House Rose Garden as riot police used tear gas, rubber bullets, and horses to clear peaceful protesters outside. He then left the White House and walked, with some of his closest officials and Secret Service agents, through lin...
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Peaceful protesters near White House gassed, shot with rubber bullets as Trump leaves for church photo-op

Live updates: Protests spread across US | Floyd protests in photos
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Opinion: Why Trump can't grasp this moment

As America cried out in anguish over the death of George Floyd and the problem of abusive policing, the president retreated to the White House bunker on the advice of his security team. In his mind, he seems to think it's the riots of the 1960s all over again, and his reaction appears both terrified and angry. "LAW & ORDER!" was the response he voiced via Twitter on Sunday and again in a public address on Monday.
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Barr Promises to Sic Terror-Hunters on Protesters

Attorney General Bill Barr told state governors on Monday that the Department of Justice was prepared to use the FBI’s regional counterterrorism hubs to share information with local law enforcement about “extremists” and “agitators” in the protests sweeping the country. Barr said the Justice Department would tap Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTFs)—regional groups that ordinarily unite area FBI agents with state, local and federal law enforcement to monitor and pursue suspected terrorists—to “ide...
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Protesters cleared out of White House area with tear gas as Trump promised to 'dominate the streets'

A weekend of rioting in the nation's capital left deep scars in the shadow of the White House.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Threatens To Use National Guard To ‘Dominate The Streets’

President Trump delivered his first formal address amid mounting protests nationwide in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the Rose Garden on Monday evening, saying that he has “strongly recommended” that every governor deploy the National Guard to “dominate the streets.” The President’s remarks came as local and military police used tear gas and flash bangs to disperse a seemingly peaceful crowd outside the White House, creating a surreal split screen as unrest boils in cities across the count...
Tags: News, White House, Protests, Trump, National Guard, Rose Garden, Summer Concepcion, George Floyd


With MeidasTouch, 3 Brothers Are Creating Visceral Ads by Using Trump’s Words Against Him

Some of 2020's most viral political ads have come from a liberal organization called MeidasTouch, and if you'd never heard of the group before the past few weeks, there's a good reason: they didn't exist yet. Created in quarantine by three brothers originally from Long Island, MeidasTouch is technically a liberal PAC but in practice...
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CNN's Don Lemon: This was all a show

CNN's Don Lemon discusses the image of peaceful protesters just outside the White House gates dispersed with tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets, apparently so Trump could visit a nearby church.
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Tear gas fired at peaceful protesters near the White House as the President says he's mobilizing the military

Live updates: Protests spread across US | Floyd protests in photos
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Trump declares himself the 'law and order' president as peaceful protesters are dispersed

President Donald Trump declared himself "your president of law and order" during remarks Monday as peaceful protesters just outside the White House gates were dispersed with tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets, apparently so Trump could visit a nearby church.
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Trump threatens to deploy military against protesters as teargas fired outside White House – live

George Floyd’s death a homicide, county medical examiner saysFamily autopsy points to homicide by asphyxiationCurfew to go into effect for New York City from 11pm to 5amFloyd’s family calls for peaceful protestsPressure grows for other three officers to face chargesMinneapolis police chief: all four officers ‘complicit’ in deathGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.25am BST It appears that police teargassed protesters at a Washington DC church, before ...
Tags: Protest, White House, New York City, Race, America, World news, US news, US politics, US policing, Washington Dc, US domestic policy, US crime, John, Donald Trump, Trump, St John


Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, TIM SULLIVAN and AARON MORRISON WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to deploy the United States military unless states quickly halted the violent protests that have convulsed cities from coast to coast, speaking in the White House Rose Garden as tear gas canisters could be heard exploding just a block away. Trump said he was recommending that governors deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to “dominate the streets.” If governors fail to take ...
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Trump declares he’s law and order president, threatens to deploy military

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER and ALAN SUDERMAN WASHINGTON — Amid racial unrest across the nation, President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself “the president of law and order” and threatened to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell a rise of violent protests. As Trump spoke, an incredible TV split screen developed around the White House. While he addressed the nation in the White House’s idyllic Rose Garden, a series of military vehicles rolled out front on Pennsy...
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Are They Police? Or an Army?

Nick Baumann on the militarization of the American police: “You create this world where you’re not just militarizing the police — you equip the police like soldiers, you train the police like soldiers. Why are you surprised when they act like soldiers?” Rizer, a former police officer and soldier, said. “The mission of the police is to protect and serve. But the premise of the soldier is to engage the enemy in close combat and destroy them. When you blur those lines together with statements like...
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