Wisconsin Protest: Trump tweeted to deploy federal regulation enforcement officers to Kenosha

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The US President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday that he is deliberate to deploy federal regulation enforcement officers to Kenosha and that Governor Tony Evers, a Democrat, had agreed to the assistance.

“I will be sending federal law enforcement and the National Guard to Kenosha, WI to restore LAW and ORDER!” he wrote on Twitter.

Trump additionally wrote: “We will NOT stand for looting, arson, violence, and lawlessness on American streets.”

“My team just got off the phone with Governor Evers who agreed to accept federal assistance (Portland should do the same!),” he added.

The violence comes in the wake of African-American Jacob Blake's shooting by policemen which was caught on video in the Midwestern US city. Blake reportedly has a shattered spine, and his unlikely to walk again, his lawyers said. 

Officials of Kenosha had ordered curfew till Sunday from 7 pm to 7 am as the police declared they had arrested a 17-year-old wanted for murder.

The Jacob Blake shooting was the newest flashpoint in the summertime of unrest that started with the killing of George Floyd and set off soul looking throughout the nation in addition to protests, a few of which have turned violent.


Publish : 2020-08-27 12:42:24

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