George Floyd updates: Trump deploys US military to 'dominate streets' - BBC News

President Trump earlier told governors they must 'dominate' protests over the death of George Floyd.

6/2/2020 2:32:00 AM

“I am dispatching thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers... to stop the rioting, looting, vandalism, assaults and the wanton destruction of property' US President Donald Trump says what happened last night in Washington DC was a “disgrace”

President Trump earlier told governors they must 'dominate' protests over the death of George Floyd.

Times Square protesters hold 'die-in'Protests have kicked off for another evening on Monday in New York City, where a curfew has been imposed later tonight.Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesProtesters chant "I can't breathe" - the last words of George Floyd as well as New Yorker Eric Garner, who died in 2014 after police placed him in a chokehold

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Image caption: Protesters chant "I can't breathe" - the last words of George Floyd as well as New Yorker Eric Garner, who died in 2014 after police placed him in a chokeholdGetty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesProtesters in Times Square have staged a "die-in" as they lie with their hands behind their backs like George Floyd on Monday

Image caption: Protesters in Times Square have staged a "die-in" as they lie with their hands behind their backs like George Floyd on MondayGetty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesThe famous Times Square performer known as the Naked Cowboy stands beside a police line

Image caption: The famous Times Square performer known as the Naked Cowboy stands beside a police lineGetty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesA protester wears an American flag face mask with the words "I can't breathe"Image caption: A protester wears an American flag face mask with the words "I can't breathe"

Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesThere are several more protests in New York, and around America, planned for later todayImage caption: There are several more protests in New York, and around America, planned for later today Read more: BBC News (UK) »

End racism, End the entire problem. As simple as that The last 3.5 years of him in office has been a disgrace. Wow, Trump the totalitarian needs to become Trump the international pariah. Absolutely astonishing rhetoric from the leader of the world's biggest 'democracy' Your own journalists colleagues have been attacked. These are the exactly same speeches Milošević held before using Ex-YU Army to attack civilians of other Republics. Exactly.The.Same. This is not harder than 2+2 . He was on the phone with Kremlin lady night.

Rioters asking themselves... Can I fcuk it, steal it or fcuk it up? BBC...will you also be reporting that Trump sent in militarised police to attack peaceful protest so he could walk to a church to make this awful speech? ANTIFA needs to be completely dismantled and destroyed just like ISIS. Please go back in your bunker and stay there P.S. ask your mate BorisJohnson to join you.

He is a disgrace! Donald holding up mein kamp outside a church Like watching a comedy on Netflix Maybe mention he has called the military on US citizens for the first time since 1807. This is just the start of the people rising up against fascists and we in the UK will soon do so against others like BorisJohnson and you his mouthpiece

means war on people, maybe Civil War What happens in Washington most nights you are in power is a disgrace Mr Trump sounds good to me You didn't make this fuss about France These are a dictators words, unbelievable Go back to your bunker America is worst now because of you

Donald Trump urges 'weak' US governors to 'dominate' George Floyd protestorsThe US President was recorded while making a video call with state governors and law enforcement, accusing the leaders of being weak and urging them to 'dominate' the protests From his underground bunker Some day America will have a real President.

Trump threatens to deploy US military to crush George Floyd protestsDonald Trump vowed to end violent protests across the country, threatening to deploy 'heavily armed' US military troops to cities even if mayors and governors object. The president spoke at the White Bring it on you fool Fu*k him. Plain and simple. They are sliding into dictatorship fast.

Melania Trump generates Twitterstorm with her tweet on George Floyd protestsMELANIA TRUMP was met with derision following a tweet she made as protests following the killing of George Floyd turned violent.

Trump supporters run over two George Floyd protestersDisturbing video footage shows a Jeep with a 'Keep America Great' flag ploughing into the young woman. showing their lefty colours as per Someone stands in the road and gets run over Trump fans running people over again 🙄

George Floyd protests: 1400 arrests as violence escalates in protests across USUS President Donald Trump says he will not tolerate mob violence during demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Follow our LIVE updates from the protests across the United States: Come out with something sensible then. Your Police Force is corrupt, racist, and out of control . And so are some of the authorities and State Governors.

US conservatives call George Floyd protesters 'criminal mobs'Agreement over injustice of Floyd's death quickly turns to condemnation of unrest they're mobs and they're breaking the law with looting, rioting, murder, arson Yeah, that makes them criminal mobs this were people need to be at fox