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How Trump’s scattered team scrambled to respond to historic protests

Posted on AllSides June 2nd, 2020
From The Left
White House, Violence in America, George Floyd Riots

Trump lurched between conciliatory and aggressive statements as he sought to make a mark amid America’s broadest racial justice protests in a half century.

A barricade of police troops had already formed outside the White House by the time President Donald Trump returned Saturday evening, still giddy from his trip to Florida to watch the first manned commercial spacecraft launch into orbit.

Even before Trump was hurried into the executive complex by nervous aides and Secret Service personnel, the latest milestone in American space exploration had faded into the background...

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