This evening (US time) in Washington Trump provided a strong indication that he would be sending in troops (he is not quite there yet but it appears likely):
- Trump speaking now, awaiting any comments he might make about martial law
As I post there are reports of at least one US Blackhawk military helicopter over Washington DC. What’s the bet that US troops are moved in before the formal invocation of the Insurrection Act?
After Trump spoke at the White House he walked across to a local church for a photo opportunity. Protestors were cleared from the park before the President walked to the church in order to ensure his safety: