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Rugian
Member
Mon Jun 01 17:45:46
Trump rips 'weak' governors and calls for 'domination' of nationwide protests

The president used a teleconference to urge a greater crackdown on violent demonstrations over the death of a black man at the hands of police in Minneapolis.

By CAITLIN OPRYSKO

06/01/2020 12:33 PM EDT

Updated: 06/01/2020 06:09 PM EDT

President Donald Trump on Monday berated the nation’s governors as he urged them to stop being “weak” and “get much tougher” on people in their states protesting police violence.

“If you don’t dominate, you’re wasting your time,” Trump said, according to audio of the teleconference. “They’re going to run over you, you’re going to look like a bunch of jerks.”

In the roughly hourlong call, Trump repeatedly urged for a greater crackdown on the unrest, which began last week in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned down by a police officer’s knee to the neck for nearly nine minutes.

The combative tone from the president echoes the bulk of his rhetoric on the protests, which sprang up around the world over the weekend, turning violent at times, with protesters setting fire to and looting businesses, and clashing with law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear who at times deployed tear gas and opened fire with rubber bullets in an effort to break protests apart.

For the last three days, the uproar has lasted well into the night despite local leaders’ imposing curfews, and has teetered on the president’s front lawn and the surrounding areas. Dozens of state leaders have called in the National Guard to restore order, a move Trump cheered and urged other governors to replicate in Monday’s call.

The president repeatedly praised the job that the National Guard had done in Minneapolis over the weekend to get what had become at times violent protests under control, saying that guardsmen “knocked them down … like bowling pins.”

He continually cast the use of force as the only way to deter protesters once and for all, telling the governors that “the harder you are, the tougher you are, the less likely they’re going to be hit.”

“It’s a movement that if you don’t put it down it’ll get worse and worse,” Trump added, according to audio obtained by The Washington Post.

Trump went further than his calls for greater force, lambasting some governors who he said weren’t heeding his pleas.

“The only time it’s successful is when you’re weak,” he said of the protests. “And most of you are weak.” He later told governors who neglected to call in the National Guard that they were “making yourself look like fools.”

In D.C., he said ominously, “we’re going to do something that people haven’t seen before. And you’re gonna have total domination.”

He also compared the current moment with the Occupy Wall Street movement, calling the use of force to sweep out those protesters in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis “a thing of beauty.”

“It was an hour of bedlam, but when it was all over it was a beautiful thing and that’s the way it has to end,” Trump told the governors.

He also implored them to carry on with prosecutions of arrested protesters “or they’ll be back.”

“You have to arrest people, and you have to try people, and they have to go jail for long periods of time,” he said, asserting that “you have to do retribution” in order to properly deter future clashes.

http://www...k-crackdown-on-protests-294023
Rugian
Member
Mon Jun 01 17:47:24
It's clear that the violence has gotten out of hand. In these circumstances, how can we possibly hope to have free and fair elections in November? Time to suspend the elections?
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Jun 01 17:59:54
looks like he just tear gassed the peaceful protesters out of Lafayette Park so he can make a photo op trip to St John's Episcopal Church

...he's so godly

Rugian
Member
Mon Jun 01 18:03:02
You mean the St. John's Church that was set on fire by rioters?

...yeah, canr imagine why the authorities would be cautious there.
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Jun 01 18:04:04
probably a response to various people mocking him as hiding in his bunker
Rugian
Member
Mon Jun 01 18:04:20
Oh holy shit, he actually went there:

"I have strongly recommended to every governor to deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers, that we dominate the streets, mayors and governors must establish an overwhelming law enforcement presence until the violence has been quelled. 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."

-DJT
Wrath of Orion
Member
Mon Jun 01 18:08:01
Rugian's hero.
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Jun 01 18:10:36
he's holding up a bible for the cameras... i'm sure it's well-read being his favorite book & all
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Mon Jun 01 18:11:15
will the white helmets be deployed too?
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Jun 01 18:11:36
"I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them"

which he can't do w/o a State's permission, but he loves sounding tough
hood
Member
Mon Jun 01 18:24:19
If the right had any actual integrity, those "constitutionalists" would be condemning the president hard right now.
Rugian
Member
Mon Jun 01 18:32:35
Huh? It's common for the military to be called out during periods of extreme civil unrest. 1968, 1992, etc.
Wrath of Orion
Member
Mon Jun 01 18:53:03
Maybe $0.50 a post for Trump fluffer Rugian? I'm not sure how much people get paid for that sort of thing.
Rugian
Member
Mon Jun 01 19:02:42
It's actually $0.75 per, but really it's more like $0.10 after factoring in litigation costs to enforce payment.
Habebe
Member
Mon Jun 01 19:28:51
Remember that time HW called for crack?

Funny thing was that he was probably the dealer too
....
obaminated
Member
Mon Jun 01 22:45:08
it is funny how the left has responded to this.
break the lockdown cause you want to go back to work? you should go to jail!

break the lockdown cause you are upset a police officer killed a random black in Minneapolis? THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE!!!!!
Habebe
Member
Mon Jun 01 23:25:23
Agreed.

Your a neocon retard if you want to go back to work.

But rioting in large crowded groups is cool.
obaminated
Member
Tue Jun 02 00:00:23
regarding trump, he is president of the united states, we can't have our president of the united states locked away in a building because the rabble won't disperse. he wanted to visit a burned church and it was clearly a dangerous crowd for him if he got near them. the secret service has every right to ensure the president is safe at all costs. thats their function. and again, no one gives a shit about these rioters getting tear gassed.
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Jun 02 00:07:18
"he wanted to visit a burned church"

yeah, i'm sure it was a very emotional moment for him & that he hated all the cameras following him

(& they weren't rioting)
Paramount
Member
Tue Jun 02 01:48:51
”rioting”

No, they are fighting for justice, human rights and freedom.

It is critical now that all countries supports them in this struggle.
hood
Member
Tue Jun 02 03:09:29
"he wanted to visit a burned church"

A president who wasn't a dirty cumstain would have waited for a safer opportunity instead of gleefully assaulting americans and threatening to use the military on american soil.
Rugian
Member
Tue Jun 02 08:51:39
Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
D.C. had no problems last night. Many arrests. Great job done by all. Overwhelming force. Domination. Likewise, Minneapolis was great (thank you President Trump!).
9:19 AM · Jun 2, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
Paramount
Member
Tue Jun 02 12:35:18
Rumsfeld: Looting is transition to freedom

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- U.S. forces should not be blamed for the lawlessness and looting in Baghdad as it is a natural consequence of the transition from a dictatorship to a free country, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Friday at the Pentagon.

"The task we've got ahead of us now is an awkward one ... It's untidy. And freedom's untidy. And free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do bad things. They're also free to live their lives and do wonderful things. And that's what's going to happen here," Rumsfeld said.

http://www...ion-to-freedom/63821050097983/


You hear that? Looting is just transition to freedom!
Dakyron
Member
Tue Jun 02 13:02:15
"Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
D.C. had no problems last night. Many arrests. Great job done by all. Overwhelming force. Domination. Likewise, Minneapolis was great (thank you President Trump!).
9:19 AM · Jun 2, 2020·Twitter for iPhone "

So... he thanked himself in his own tweet? Considering how senile he is, does he even know what is being tweeted out? Is his 13 year old cousin actually running his account?
obaminated
Member
Tue Jun 02 15:36:29
"A president who wasn't a dirty cumstain would have waited for a safer opportunity instead of gleefully assaulting americans and threatening to use the military on american soil."

when would that be, exactly? the riots have gotten progressively worse over the past week. he was doing what you suggested for the past week and was being attacked over it by sheep like you.
hood
Member
Tue Jun 02 15:45:50
"when would that be, exactly?"

Who the fuck cares? He was out for a fucking photo op. It was a beyond pointless activity and wouldn't have been the kind of action anyone attacked him for not taking. It certainly didn't demonstrate any sort of leadership.
obaminated
Member
Tue Jun 02 17:05:11
It scattered the rats and DC had a relatively peaceful night in comparison to Sunday and Saturday. That's called leadership.
kargen
Member
Tue Jun 02 17:12:46
Notice nowhere did Rumsfeld say with no consequences or repercussions? Sure you are free to go out a loot. Get caught though and don't bitch about the penalty.
hood
Member
Tue Jun 02 18:04:42
Yes, oppressive tyranny through such demonstrations of brutality generally disperses crowds. That doesn't make the president's whoring any more worthwhile or emblematic of a leader.
obaminated
Member
Tue Jun 02 18:12:57
At some point you need to institute Marshall law. They were at the capitols gates launching molotov cocktails. Pretty good time to beat them into submission.
The Children
Member
Wed Jun 03 00:23:50
the idiot twins rugiot and habebe been exposed.

these same cucks wuld cheer and whine all day about HK police softness and pretend that hk is brutally oppressed...

but at the same time, they call for americuckness all day long. suddenly its not bad for crackdown suddenly police shuld maintain order in the most brutalest way possible...

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