President of the United States Donald trump praised the work of the Secret service agents during a protest against police violence, held on the eve of the White house in Washington. According to police, the rally in Lafayette square was attended by about thousands of young people, half of whom were African American.
People protested in connection with the death in Minneapolis of the African-American George Floyd. One of the slogans of the protesters — “I can’t breathe” — have reproduced the words of Floyd before his death.
the Protection of the White house thwarted the attempts of protesters to dismantle a metal fence separating them from the fence of the presidential residence. At some point the congregation even burned the American flag.
because Of protests from the White house was blocked for more than an hour. Later, the protesters went to the side of Congress.
“Splendid work of the US Secret service last night at the White house, wrote trump on Twitter.
According to him, the agents acted not only absolutely professional, but also very quietly, and he, from inside his residence, saw every move, and “would feel even more protected”.
According to trump, the protesters at the White house had very little to do with the memory of George Floyd, gathered only to organize riots. The secret service easily coped with them, said the us President.
But the “always looking for money and assistance,” the D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser, according to trump, behaved badly, not allowing D.C. police to intervene. “It’s not their job”. Nice,” trump said ironically.
African-American Bowser in his “tweet” said that “the police Department” will always defend the district of Columbia and all within it. She also noted that he agreed with the protesters that implement their constitutional right to free speech after the murder of George Floyd and “hundreds of years institutional racism”.
the Mayor of Washington also urged residents of the US capital and the whole nation to exercise restraint, adding that a force of Americans “in the world, in their voices and, ultimately, at the polls in November,” when the country’s presidential election.
While he hides behind his fence afraid/alone, I stand w/ the people peacefully exercising their First Amendment Right after the murder of #GeorgeFloyd & hundreds of years of institutional racism.
There are no vicious dogs & ominous weapons. There is just a scared man. Afraid/alone…
— Muriel Bowser #StayHomeDC (@MurielBowser) May 30, 2020