After Two Deaths During Kenosha Protests, Trump Sending Federal Troops to ‘Restore Law and Order’

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The White House – August 27, 2020
After Two Deaths During Kenosha Protests, Trump Sending Federal Troops to ‘Restore Law and Order’
“President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will send federal troops into Kenosha to assist local law enforcement after a third night of violence in the Wisconsin city left two people dead,” Meghan Roos reports in Newsweek.
“We will NOT stand for looting, arson, violence, and lawlessness on American streets. My team just got off the phone with [Wisconsin Governor Tony] Evers who agreed to accept federal assistance,” the President tweeted yesterday.
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“An elderly man’s jaw was broken in a sickening caught-on-camera attack as he tried to protect a store that was eventually torched during the Kenosha protests,” Lee Brown reports. “‘He was trying to defend his building and they beat the s–t out of him!’ the videographer sobbed in the clip.” Read more in the New York Post.

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