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Trump “strongly recommends” the deployment of the National Guard and threatens to mobilize the US army

June 2, 2020

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, reiterated this Monday that he “strongly” recommended that state governors use the National Guard “in sufficient amounts” to stop protests against the death of African American George Floyd, and warned against it If they refuse, the US Army will mobilize in this regard.

“I will deploy the US Army and solve the problem for them quickly,” Trump said during a White House speech, stressing that “stopping violence and restoring security and protection in the US” “overwhelming presence” of troops .

The president has made it clear that he will mobilize the military law under law 1807 and that federal funds must be used to stop the riots and looting.