Just what does Donald Trump plan to do about rising violence in the cities? And what about COVID-19 mask wearing, too? Chief of staff Mark Meadows made a rare venture out to the media this morning, first on Fox & Friends and then in a stand-up presser outside the White House, to talk about a lot of potential action coming from the Oval Office.
Potential, that is. It takes an invitation in some instances, and the unrest in the cities definitely falls into that category. Meadows told Fox & Friends that Trump has instructed several federal agencies to prepare for interventions to support law enforcement and other services, but Meadows hinted that Trump would not consider an Insurrection Act action. If cities want help, Meadows suggested they will have to ask for it:
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