Creating a “secret police” to go into American cities, detain protestors and abuse rights brings protests from Republicans and Democrats.
Shootings and other violence now threatens too many cities in America.
As support of change in the way police departments treat blacks grows, approval of Trump’s many missteps drops to the lowest points in his presidency and in recent presidential history.
In his short, turbulent presidency, Donald Trump has weathered screw ups that would have sunk most presidents but using troops to clear peaceful protestors, so he could pose for photos with a Bible that wasn’t his in front of a church he doesn’t attend, may have been the one that sticks.
Poll shows Americans are the unhappiest they’ve been in 50 years and they don’t know how to cope with it.
The beleaguered president, drowning in serious questions about his competence, appears to be floundering and even Republicans are backing away.
The decorated retired general says he was “angry and appalled” by Trump’s actions that he adds are against the Constitution of the United States. Trump claims he fired Kelly. Former chief of staff John Kelly says Trump lied. Mattis resigned and Kelly praised the retired general’s work and service.
Aides admit Trump is rattled by the size and anger of protests outside the White House and around the nation and expressed fear about his safety.