Before you read what the outraged vageneral scribbled, here’s what really happened in Lafayette Park and beyond-
…Lafayette Park was cleared by the U.S. Park Police, which was falsely accused of using tear gas to disperse protesters. The Park Police said Tuesday that they cleared the police because some of the protesters “began throwing projectiles including bricks, frozen water bottles and caustic liquids.”
The president brought the military in to help calm Washington, DC, and the National Guard was deployed at the request of governors in 29 states.
The result, as of Wednesday morning, was that the nation’s streets were the “calmest in days,” the Associated Press reported.
Mattis, whom Trump appointed at the start of his administration, resigned in December 2018 over diplomatic disagreements with the president. He implied that Trump was not doing enough to support multilateral institutions. MORE