Trump says White House “protesters” would have met with “vicious dogs” and “ominous weapons” if they had charged the gates and thanked the secret service “who loves” for protecting him
President Donald Trump thanked the Secret Service and issued a startling warning after a crowd protesting the death of George Floyd attempted to storm the White House grounds on Friday evening.
Great job last night at the White House by the American @SecretService. They were not only completely professional, but also very cool, ” Trump tweeted from the White House on Saturday morning.
“I was inside, watching every move, and I couldn’t have felt safer. They let the “protesters” scream and rave as often as they wanted, but when someone was too playful or out of step, they rushed hard at them – didn’t know what hit them, “he continued.
“The front line was replaced by fresh means, such as magic. Large crowd, professionally organized, but no one came close to the fence. Had they done that, they would have been greeted with the most vicious dogs and the most ominous weapons I’ve ever seen, “Trump wrote.
A demonstrator raises his hands as police officers enter Lafayette Park during a demonstration against death in Minneapolis, custody of black man George Floyd
“At least people would have been seriously injured. Many Secret Service agents are just waiting for action, “he said.
Trump continued, presumably in the voice of a secret service chief, “We put the young people on the front lines, sir, they love it and good practice. “As you saw last night, they were very cool and very professional. Never let it get out of hand. Thank you!’
On the bad side, the DC mayor, @MurielBowser, who is always looking for money and help, wouldn’t let the DC police get involved. “Not their job.” Nice!’ he concluded.
At night, police and Secret Service agents around the White House were in effect before dozens of protesters gathered across Lafayette Square across the street and yelled, “I can’t breathe. ‘