Source: The White House (Information and Press Release):
United States: President Donald Trump will be holding a news conference on Monday, June 1st, 2020 regarding the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police Department a week ago.
President Donald Trump addressed the nation amid unrest minutes before his Monday address, explosions from tear gas and flash bangs could be heard near The White House as protests continue in Washington, District of Columbia.
President Donald Trump called on governors across America to “dominate the streets” using National Guard troops in an effort to stop protests that have turned violent and destructive in the past week.
President Donald Trump said if they did not do so, he would deploy the U.S. military to “solve the problem.”
President Donald Trump also sent a warning to violent protesters and vandals in Washington, D.C., if they ignore curfew orders.
“You will face severe criminal penalties and lengthy sentences,” said President Donald Trump.
The curfew was set for 7 p.m. ET in the Washington, District of Columbia area.
Many cities across the country have issued similar curfews.