US President Donald Trump “wants to instigate a race war” by sending federal troops to cities to crack down on protests, says a senior American lawmaker.
Illinois Democratic Representative Bobby Rush, who has served in Congress since 1993, appeared on a radio present on Wednesday to decry the US authorities’s crackdown on protesters searching for racial justice in Portland, Oregon.
“Trump wants to instigate a race war,” Rush stated. “He wants to have Black folks fighting white folks. So he can rise up and say, ‘I’m the real Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan and I’m the president. Reelect me. That’s what he’s trying to do. He’s trying to play to the fears, to the racial animus that exists among certain white people, and he will do everything and anything to do that because he wants to be reelected at all costs.”
Trump is deploying federal regulation enforcement to Chicago and threatened to ship brokers to different main cities, the place protests in opposition to police brutality and racial injustice are underway within the wake of George Floyd’s dying by a police officer in Minnesota.
New York, Philadelphia, Detroit and different city facilities will be the subsequent in line to witness camouflage-clad brokers.
With the poor response to the covid-19 pandemic and its financial fallout, Trump seems to be taking the chance to rebuild his 2020 presidential base by displaying a tricky response to the demonstrators.
“I’m going to do something — that, I can tell you,” Trump informed reporters within the Oval Office Monday. “Because we’re not going to let New York and Chicago and Philadelphia and Detroit and Baltimore and all of these — Oakland is a mess. We’re not going to let this happen in our country. All run by liberal Democrats.”
Secret police brokers in Portland have swept protesters off the streets and thrown them into unmarked autos.
“Look at what’s going on — all run by Democrats, all run by very liberal Democrats. All run, really, by radical left,” Mr. Trump stated. He added: “If Biden got in, that would be true for the country. The whole country would go to hell. And we’re not going to let it go to hell.”
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