It was about time they were put in their place.
According to CNS News, President Donald Trump slammed protestors stating “There won’t be defunding, there won’t be dismantling of our police.”
“I’m very proud of them. There won’t be defunding, there won’t be dismantling of our police,” Trump said.
“Our police have been letting us live in peace and we want to make sure we don’t have any bad actors in there. And sometimes you will see some horrible things like we witnessed recently, but 99–I say 99.9 but let’s go with 99 percent of them are great, great people and they have done jobs that are record-setting, record-setting so our crime statistics are at a level that they haven’t been…”
“End the police department in Minneapolis — end it,” Trump mused. “What does that mean, end it? They had a couple of very rough nights and they had a third night which was not good. They abandoned their police precinct, something I’ve never seen before. You had a mayor that asked them to abandon and now they’ve abandoned the mayor, it looks like.” You can read the full article here.