Monday, May 17, 2021
Monday, May 17, 2021

Trump: & quot Now is the time for prayers, love, unity and leadership & quot

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  • Trump issued a statement on the shootings in which he said the United States “must restore law and order. We must restore the confidence of our people to be safe and secure in their homes and on the street”
  • Trump explains that racial divisions in the country have gotten worse, not better, calling for “prayers, love, unity and leadership”
  • The video statement marked the first time that Trump had publicly named the victims in the shootings
  • The deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile show “how much work we have to do in order to make every American feel that their safety is protected”
  • Trump canceled his Friday campaign visit to Miami due to the murders of Alton, Philando & Dallas Police shootings
→ TRUMP’S RUNDOWN QUOTES FROM VIDEO ←
  • “A brutal attack on our police force is an attack on our country, and an attack on our families. We must stand in solidarity with law enforcement, which we must remember is the force between civilization and total chaos”
  • “Every American has the right to live in safety and peace”
  • “The shooting of the 12 police officers in Dallas Texas has shaken the soul of our nation”
  • “They’re not just police officers, they’re mothers and fathers, husbands and wives, sons and daughters, and they’re all on my mind today. They’re on everybody’s mind”
  •  “The deaths of Alton Sterling Louisiana in and Philando Castile in Minnesota also make clear how much more work we have to do to make every American feel that their safety is protected. Too many American’s are living in terrible poverty and violence”
  • “We need jobs and we’re going to produce those jobs. Racial divisions have gotten worse, not better”
  • “Now is the time for prayers, love, unity and leadership”
  • “Our children deserve a better future than what we’re making them live today”
  • “To get them there, we must work together, and stand together. We will make America safe again”

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