Alec Baldwin's Encounter With a Pro-Palestinian Activist Is a Warning to All
LIVE RESULTS: Pennsylvania Primary
Senators Deliver Message to Biden on Schools Allowing 'Pro-Terrorist Mobs'
Here's How Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Welcoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to Arkan...
Judge Clashes With Trump Attorney at Gag Order Hearing
CNN Once Again Delivers Media Malpractice From Gaza
Here's Who Trump Is Blaming for the Pro-Hamas Student Protests
Did Kristi Noem Complicate Her Chances for VP With This Sunday Show Abortion...
Biden's Crime Proclamation Sure Is Something
It's Been a Year Since the House Passed Rep. Greg Steube's Bill to...
Here's What Happened When a New York Homeowner Found Squatters on Her Property
Following Anti-Israel Protests, Columbia Switches to Hybrid Classes for the Rest of the...
Some of the Illegal Aliens DeSantis Sent to Martha’s Vineyard Will Be Permitted...
Biden’s ‘Ghost Gun’ Crackdowns Head to the Supreme Court
NBC's New 2024 Poll Is Mostly Good News for Trump, But...

BREAKING: President Trump Addresses the Nation Over George Floyd Riots

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

In a last-minute address to the nation Monday evening, President Donald Trump made it clear he would mobilize all federal resources to reestablish law and order across the country. 


"I am mobilizing all available federal resources, civilian and military, to stop the rioting and looting, to end the destruction and arson. And to protect the rights of law-abiding Americans, including your Second Amendment rights," the president said during his address. 

Trump recommended that every governor across the country "to deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers, that we dominate the streets. Mayors and governors must establish overwhelming law enforcement presence until the violence has been quelled. If a city or state refuses to take the actions that are necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them."

The president said those who are suffering the most from the riots and looting are those from poor areas.


"We can not allow the righteous cries of peaceful protestors to be drown out by an angry mob," he said. "The biggest victims of the rioting are peace-loving citizens in our poorest communities, and as their president, I will fight to keep them safe. I will fight to protect you. I am your president of law and order and an ally of all peaceful protestors."

Trump said Floyd's death will not be in vain and that his administration is dedicated to seeking justice for his "brutal death."

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos