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Insurrection Act of 1807 gives Trump authority to use army for domestic unrests

Minneapolis : Pentagon puts elite Military Police unit on standby as Donald Trump prepares to deploy the Army to the street to stop domestic riots spread across dozens of American cities ,on Friday, after George Floyd brutal killing in Minneapolis . It will be the first time since Los Angeles 1992 (Rodney King killing), the Pentagon ready to deploy Army on street to quash domestic unrest.

According to report, soldiers from Fort Bragg in North Calorina and Fort Drum in New York have been ordered to be ready to deploy within four hours if called.

Soldiers in Fort Carson in Colorado and Fort Riley in Kansas have been told to be ready in 24 hours.

Justice for George Floyd
George Floyd , the person died in Police custody in Minneapolis

The Army preparation orders were sent verbaly on Friday after President Donald Trump asked defence Secretary Mark Esper for military options to help quell the unrest in Minneapolis after protest turns looting in some parts of the city.

Donald Trump made the request on a phone call from the Oval Office on Thursday night that included Esper, National Security advisor Robert O’Brien and several others.

Earlier, today, Donald Trump twitted “These are ‘organised groups’ that have nothing to do with George Floyd. Sad ! ”

The President twitted ” it’s ANTIFA and the radical lefts. Don’t lay the blames on others”

Actually, demonstrations and protests in several US cities erupted after the brutal killing of George Floyd in a Police Custody in Minneappolis. The first violence reporte near the Menneapolis 3rd Precinct station , which covers the portion of South Minneapolis where George Floyd was arrested. A confrontation between him and police , caught on video that subsequently viral, shows Floyd pleading for air as Officer Derek Chauvin presses his knee against him.

Watch some videos of demonstrations across United States demanding Justice for George Floyd.

Read also : Protesters shouted ‘No Justice No Peace’ slogan in front of White House

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